2013-01-24 / Obituaries

LeRoy F. Meredith

LeRoy F. Meredith, 87, a longtime resident of Wilmington, Del., died on Jan. 21, 2013. Roy was born in Newport and raised in Jamestown. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and graduated in 1952 from Stevens Institute of Technology.

Roy was employed for 40 years with the DuPont Company in Wilmington.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Julia Hoekstra Meredith; their 2 children, Pamela M. Cardoni (Aldo) and Todd D. Meredith (Sandy); and their beloved grandchildren: Andrew, Amy, Timothy and Kimberly.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 26, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Wilmington, where Roy was a longtime member. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests honoring the memory of LeRoy F. Meredith by sending a contribution to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2313 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803, or Delaware Hospice, 3515 Silverside Road, Wilmington, DE 19810.

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