John C. Meehan

John C. Meehan, 68, of Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at Jefferson Manor Health Center, Brookville.

He was born June 15, 1947, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Elizabeth “Betty” (Quinlisk) and Daniel J. Meehan.

On December 2, 1978, he married Nancy K. (Aaron) Meehan, who survives.

John was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served during the Vietnam War.

John attended the First Church of God of Punxsutawney.

He was a graduate of the SSCD School.

He worked as an EMT for Jefferson County EMS and most recently as a Respiratory Therapist for the Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

John enjoyed golfing, going to his grandsons’ baseball games, and spending time with family and friends.

He was a member of the Eagles and The Walston Club.

In addition to his wife, surviving relatives include two daughters, Elizabeth Meehan Neal of Punxsutawney and Jona Meehan and husband Jonathon Stockdale of Big Run; four grandchildren, Addison and Mason Neal, Riyon Meehan, and Jaide Stockdale; five brothers, Richard Meehan and wife Janice of Punxsutawney, Patrick Meehan of Johnson City, TN, Tom “T.J.” Meehan of Punxsutawney, Jim Meehan and wife Lori Trumbull of Punxsutawney, and Doug Russell of Indiana, PA; six sisters, Mary Ann Cameron of Akron, OH, Jane Gelnett and husband Ed of Rockton, PA, Cathy Michael of Punxsutawney, Julie Meehan of Punxsutawney, Rosie Truance and husband Rick of Rossiter, and Barbara Flores and husband Fred of Dallas, TX; a sister-in-law Diane Meehan of DuBois; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Daniel J. Meehan III of DuBois.

Friends will be received from 3 to 8 p.m., Thursday, May 26, 2016, and also from 10 to 11 a.m., Friday, May 27, 2016, at the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, May 27, 2016, at the funeral home with Pastor Greg Smith officiating.

Interment will be in Circle Hill Cemetery, Punxsutawney.

Memorial contributions may be made, in memory of Mr. Meehan, to the Gateway Humane Society, 1211 Falls Creek Road, Falls Creek, Pa. 15840.


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