Philomena Meade
1935 - 2022
Philomena Meade
Visitation Information
Visitation Time
Thursday, August 11 - 7pm to 9pm; Friday, August 12 - 2pm to 5pm & 7pm to 9pm
Service Information
Service Date
Saturday, August 13, 2022
Service Time
10:30am
Service Location
Holy Rosary Church, Freshwater
Burial Information
Burial Location
Dermot McGettigan Memorial Cemetery, Southeast Placentia
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August 6, 1935 - August 9, 2022

It is with heavy hearts that the children of Philomena Meade, announce her passing at the Placentia Health Centre on August 9, 2022, at the age of 87.

She is predeceased by husband Ned (2010); parents William and Mary Griffiths; brothers Patrick, Bill, Ben, Leo, Andrew, Edward and Ron; sisters-in-law Bernadette and Cecelia; and special son-in-law Francis Webber. Also remembering her mother and father-in-law Robert and Lucy Meade; sisters-in-law Hannah, Lucy, Mary, Carmel, Thomasine, Monica, Bernadette and Sylvia; and brother-in-law Adrian.

She will be lovingly remember by her 6 children Ned (Darlene), Marylou (Francis – deceased), Sheila (Rick), Wanda (Dave), Wayne (Margie) and Rob (Daisy); her grandchildren Ryan, Noah, John, Grace, Matthew and Claire; and sister-in-law Marg Griffiths.  Also leaving to mourn her loss, the Meade Family:  Jack (Patricia), Gordon (Rose Marie), Eddy and Bob (Jane).

Mom was a kind, caring and giving person who also put the needs of her family before her own.  Mom faced every challenge in life with courage and faith in God.  She will be remembered as a selfless, faithful wife, mother and grandmother, who always had a smile even when times were difficult.  Mom was a woman of great Catholic faith and it’s this faith that saw her through dark times in her  life and she instilled this faith in us, her children, leading by example and always choosing to do the right thing.

Special thanks to Dr. Hiba and the nursing staff at Placentia Health Centre for the exceptional care and compassion shown to mom. 

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Maher’s Funeral Home, Placentia.  Visitation to take place Thursday, August 11th from 7pm to 9pm, and Friday, August 12th from 2pm to 5pm and 7pm to 9pm.  Mass of Christian Burial to take place at Holy Rosary Church, Freshwater on Saturday, August 13th at 10:30am.  Interment to follow at Dermot McGettigan Memorial Cemetery, Southeast Placentia. 

Philomena Meade