Obituary, Mark Meaney

Mark Meaney, proudly born in Brooklyn, NY on July 11, 1937, died peacefully on June 25, 2015 in his 78th year.

Son of Bernard E. and Grace (Weaver) Meaney, Mark served in the US Army during the Korean War from 1954-57. Loving husband of Margaret (Costello) Meaney, they were married in Holy Cross Church in Brooklyn on May 25, 1963; she survives at home. Before retiring, Mark was a sheet metal worker for Union #28 in NYC.

Mark is a communicant of St. John’s Church, a past member of the Pawling Fire Department and the Knights of Columbus, and currently belongs to the Sheet Metal #28 Union.

In addition to his beloved wife, Margaret, he is survived by his son Brian (Meg) Meaney; five daughters, Ann Marie (Don) Critelli, Colleen (Tom) Smith, Kate (Sean) Tracy, Maureen Tompkins, and Jeanne (Doug) Yeager; nine grandchildren, Lauren Mary Critelli , Jimmy Critelli, Billy O’Connell, Jack Meaney, Patrick Tracy, Connor Meaney, Kerri Tracy, Grace Tompkins, and Noah Mark Yeager; his sister Mary (Roland) Larkin; and was a favorite uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Mark is predeceased by his parents, his sister Laura O’Shaughnessy, and his granddaughter, Megan Marie Critelli.

The family would like to thank Bruce Knickerbocker and the entire staff of the Nephrology Care Unit at Vassar Brothers Medical Center for the excellent care and compassion they gave.

Family and friends may call at the Horn & Thomes, Inc. Funeral Home, 83 East Main Street, Pawling Sunday, June 28th from 1-4 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10 AM at St. John’s Church, 31 East Main Street, Pawling. Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the National MS Society, P.O. Box 4527, NY, NY 10163 or or to the American Cancer Society at

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Author: Harlem Valley News