Dorothy M. Meredith 94 of Streator died Saturday evening (Aug. 13, 2011) at the Good Samaritan Home, Flanagan.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 AM Friday at St. Michael the Archangel Church , Streator, with Rev. Philip Halfacre officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 PM Thursday at Hagi Funeral Home, Streator with a prayer service at 4:00 PM Thursday. Burial will be in St. Anthony’s Cemetery.
Mrs. Meredith was born July 1, 1917 in Odell, the daughter of Allen and Ellen (Riordan) Zebell. She married William Cox and later married Guy Meredith, July 20, 1955 in Henderson , Nevada . He preceded her in death Apr. 9, 1992.
Dorothy had been employed at both Owens-Illinois and Thatcher Glass Co. and was a private caregiver. She was a member of the former St. Anthony’s Church and currently a member of St. Michael the Archangel Church , Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, Knights of Columbus Auxiliary, AARP and the Quarter Century of Owens Illinois Glass Co. She attended Odell grade school and was a graduate of Odell High School , class of 1935.
She is survived by four daughters, Delores (Lee) Russow, Flanagan, Janice (Henry) Herman, Streator, Carol Lock, Lostant and Diana (John) Pomeranke, Streator, four sons, William Cox, Ottawa, Thomas (Joan) Cox, Geneseo, Terry (Lois) Cox, LaSalle and Gregory (Cindy) Meredith, Bloomington, two step daughters, Lana Meredith, Bloomington and Eurita Stonier, Naples FL, four step sons, Guy (Sue) Meredith, Lancaster PA, Jerry Meredith, Streator, James (Joan) Meredith, Libertyville and Robert Meredith, Arizona, thirty five grandchildren, forty three great grandchildren, eighteen great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Virginia Logston, one son, Jackie Meredith, four grandsons, Jim Herman, Daniel Russow, Paul and Troy Logston, three sisters, Marion Doyle, Laverne Wawrznyiak and Bernice Zebell, six brothers, Bud, Frank, Roy, Floyd, Al and Cal Zebell.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Bob Russow, Jake and Larry Herman, Donny and Tom Cox Jr., and Colby Pomeranke.
Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.