Paul Meikle


On Friday, December 25, 2020, Paul T. Meikle, Sr., loving husband and father of four children passed away at the age of 85. 

Paul was born on October 22, 1935 in Scranton, PA to James Meikle and Winifred Walsh.  He worked for the United States Postal Service for over 45 years retiring in 1991.  Following retirement, he worked at Jennersville Regional Hospital for over 25 years at various positions.  Paul married June A. (Butler) Meikle on March 4, 1972 and shared 48 years together until his passing.  They raised two sons together, Paul Jr. and Troy.  

Paul enjoyed working with his hands and doing projects around the house, yard work with his son, Paul, Jr. and working in the garage.  Local sports teams were also a favorite past time of his, especially watching the Phillies games on television with his wife.  Paul was know for his sense of humor and being a "character".  He was also very loving and compassionate to animals, especially his dogs Uno, Abe and Lexy. 

Paul was preceded in death by his father, James; mother, Winifred; brother, Bobby and sister, Jean.  He is survived by his wife June; his two children with June, Paul Jr., Troy and two children from his previous marriage, Gary and Brenda; brother, Jimmy and twin sister, Ann.  Also survived by several cousins, nieces, nephews and his granddaughter Isabella whom he loved dearly. 

A funeral service will be held on Monday, January 4th, 2020 from 1:30-2:30 pm at LONGWOOD FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION OF MATTHEW GENEREUX, 913 East Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square.  Burial will follow in Oxford Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to  a no-kill, 100% donor funded, and 100% foster based rescue located in Gloucester County, NJ

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January 4, 2021

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Longwood Funeral Home
913 East Baltimore Pike
Kennett Square, PA 19348

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