Francis D. “Frank” Meredith, 78, most recently of Cranberry Township, formerly of Ingram, passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, while under hospice care at Family Services of UPMC Canterbury Place.
He was born on Dec. 12, 1941, in McKees Rocks, five days after Pearl Harbor. He was the only child of Anna Sobek Dorbenski Meredith and Frank C. Meredith.
Frank was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary Anne (Foley) Meredith.
Frank was the sole proprietor of Meredith Metrology Products and through that, was a manufacturer’s representative for many well-known companies.
He had a B.A. in psychology/philosophy from St. Vincent College ’64, and an EMBA from the University of Pittsburgh ’81.
When he resided in Ingram, Frank was on the zoning board and was an active volunteer with both Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts.
Frank belonged to the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and the American Society for Quality, through which he was a certified quality engineer, and in the words of his wife, “… a certified smart guy!”
He was the loving father of Douglas M., Anne M. (Drew) Swank of Moon Township, and Julia E. Meredith of Fox Chapel; the cherished grandfather of Alexander M. (Abbie) Lindsay, Mara M. Willette and Katherine V. Willette; the brother-in-law to Sister Gertrude Foley SC of Greensburg, and Brian Brosnahan of Cheshire, Conn.
He is also survived and was loved by many nieces and nephews.
MEREDITH — Friends of Francis D. “Frank” Meredith, who died Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, at Boylan-Glenn-Kildoo Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 130 Wisconsin Ave., Cranberry Township.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church, 2535 Rochester Road, Cranberry Township.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul of the Cross Retreat Center, 148 Monastery Drive, Pittsburgh PA 15203.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.boylanfuneralservices.com.
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