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Harvey O. Meckley

Born: Fri., Aug. 2, 1946
Died: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019


Visitation

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Tue., Jan. 08, 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Jan. 08, 2019
Location: Redmond Funeral
Home, Inc.



Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Jan. 09, 2019
Location: Redmond Funeral Home Inc.


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Harvey O. Meckley, 72, of Buffalo Twp., passed away on Saturday, January 5th, 2019 peacefully, at his home after a hard fought battle with the affects of his exposure to Agent Orange. Harvey was born in Natrona Heights on August 2, 1946, a son of the late Zelda M. (Thalman) and Paul D. Meckley, Sr. Harvey was a 1965 graduate of Tarentum High School. After graduation, Harvey was drafted into the US Army and was a combat veteran of the 66th Military Intelligence Brigade in Vietnam. After his honorable discharge from the Army, Harvey came home and took a job with Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corp. in West Leechburg eventually retiring in 2003. He was a member of Center United Methodist Church in Fawn Twp. Harvey enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping,  hanging out with his friends and spending as much time as possible with his granddaughters. Harvey is survived by his daughter and son in law, Vicki & Ed Selker. His three granddaughters, Jenna, Sydney & Reese Selker. He is also survived by his brother, Paul D. Meckley, Jr., of Fawn Twp., and his 2 sisters, Daisy Lipus, of Natrona Heights and Alice Dunlap of Nebraska. Harvey is preceded in death by his daughter, Jennifer S. Meckley (1992) and his granddaughter, Kayla A. Swartz. (2015) Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, January 8th 2019 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm in the Redmond Funeral Home Inc. 524 High St. in Freeport. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, January 9th at Redmond Funeral Home Inc. in Freeport, PA with Pastor Michael Tenga, officiating. Harvey will be buried with his daughter and granddaughter with military honors at the McVille Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to; Restore Freeport Park, 150 Arner Rd. Freeport, PA 16229. Harvey's family would like to bring awareness to the devastating affects of Agent Orange exposure to other veterans and their families. Please visit. www.covvha.net The family would like to extend their heart felt thanks to Harvey's neighbor and good friend, Howard "Huck" Livingston and to Monarch Hospice. To send a condolence visit, www.redmondfuneralhomeinc.com

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Paul White
   Posted Sat January 05, 2019
Sending our heartfelt condolences to you, Vickie, Ed and your daughters. And to the extended family. Take comfort in fond memories and the fact that Harvey is now in God’s eternal kingdom. We say thank you to Harvey for his service to our country. So sad that the insidious Agent Orange has claimed another of America’s veterans.
Sincerely,
Paul and Cyndee O’Malley White
Sarasota, FL

Lisa Speer
   Posted Sat January 05, 2019
Vicki and family,
Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your Father and Grandfather.
Scott and Lisa Speer

Bill and Lenora Hancock
   Posted Sat January 05, 2019
With our deepest sympathy to you Vicki, Ed and girls...we are so sorry for everything your dad had to go through...you were the best daughter to him...with God's Blessings on your family during this time...

Vickie Bain
   Posted Sun January 06, 2019
Vicki and family, I am so sorry for your loss.

USW Local Union 1138
   Posted Mon January 07, 2019
The members of the USW Union Local 1138 would like to extend their sincere sympathies to the family and friends of our Brother Harvey Meckley. There is a Family Memorial Bible available for the family at the Union Hall office. Please call 724-842-2091 to make arrangements to receive this Bible. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Tom Shoupe
   Posted Tue January 08, 2019
Harvey, hey bud will miss you. I also have the Agent Orange disease. I am sure I will see you on the other side some time in the future. Peace be with you.

Paul Sartori & Family
   Posted Tue January 08, 2019
Vicki, Ed & Family,

We are so sorry for your loss. We wish you and your family peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Sincerely,

The Sartori Family

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