Obituary of Thomas Scott Meeker Jr.
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Thomas Scott Meeker Jr. 82 of Branford died peacefully on March 25, 2023. He was born June 15, 1940 in New Haven to Thomas Scott Sr. and Hazel (Saddig) Meeker. He is the husband of Pauline (Couture) Meeker. Thomas is the father of Dawn Meeker of East Haven, Paul Meeker of New Haven and Richard Meeker of East Haven. He is also survived by his brother, Daniel Meeker (Maryann) of East Haven and sisters, Nancy Doorn of North Branford, Dorothy Maturo of East Haven and Beatrice Meeker of East Haven. Thomas was a proud grandfather of Matthew Massimino and Victoria Meeker, step-grandchildren Andrew and Krista Leonardo and Kayla Baker and cherished mother of his children, Norma Meeker. He worked many years at Simkins and New Haven Drywall. Thomas’ most enjoyable career was that of a handicapper. Thomas “Tommy Turf” won numerous handicapping tournaments and loved all racetracks especially Saratoga with his sons. Thomas was an avid Yankee fan, he enjoyed golf, bowling, spending endless hours talking with Matthew about sports/ history and gardening at his daughter’s home. He was predeceased by his parents, brothers, Frederick and David Meeker, brothers-in-law, Dino Doorn and Lewis Maturo and a step-daughter, Michele Leonardo. Family and friends are invited to meet and attend a graveside service on Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 11:30 A.M. in Greenlawn Cemetery, Tyler Street, East Haven. Please go directly to the cemetery. All services are under the care of the Clancy-Palumbo Funeral Home (Clancy Funeral Home), 43 Kirkham Ave., East Haven, CT. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Boys and Girls Club of Greater New Haven, 253 Columbus Ave., New Haven CT 06519 in memory of Thomas Scott Meeker Jr.
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East Haven , Connecticut, United States
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