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Friday, April 27, 2012

Glenn D. Meeker, 85

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Glenn Dale Meeker of Easton, a native Westporter and Staples High School graduate, died April 24. He was 85.

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Glenn D. Meeker: flew B17s and 747s. Contributed photo

The husband of Shirley Bulkley Meeker was born in Westport on July 24, 1925 to the late Ralph and Reatha (Gosnell) Meeker. He was a graduate of Staples High School and served as a second lieutenant with the Army Air Corp during World War II flying B-17s.

After 33 years, he retired as an airline captain flying 747s for Pan American World Airways.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, his daughter, Leanne (Donald) Pettit of Elkhart, Ind., his son, Russell of Manchester, and grandchildren Sarah (Luke) Dudley of Writtle, England, Kathryn (Thomas Mann) Meeker of London, England and Jeffrey (fiance Megan Caldwell) Meeker of Middlebury. He was predeceased by his brother George Meeker and sister Myrtle Miller.

He was a member of the Easton Congregational Church, the Masonic fraternity, Southport Squares, and motor homed with friends and family. It was his desire to forego calling hours and burial will be private. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to benefit Alzheimer’s Research. Alzheimer’s Foundation of America 322 Eighth Ave., 7th floor New York, New York 10001.

Posted 04/27 at 02:33 AM

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