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Meredith J. Harper

Died: 12/21/2010

Mr. Meredith J. Harper, age 94, of Minquadale, died on Tuesday, December 21, 2010, at Christiana Hospital.

A native Delawarean, Mr. Harper was born on October 10, 1916, son of the late Mabel and Isaac Harper. He made his career with the Pennsylvania Railroad, retiring as a brakeman.

Mr. Harper was a devoted family man throughout his life and also enjoyed caring for his pet dogs. In his leisure hours, he looked forward to bowling, gardening, and cheering for his favorite teams, the Phillies and the Eagles.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Helen, a daughter, Beverly Taylor, and two sisters. He is survived by his daughter, Jacqualine Sturgis of Bear, DE; grandchildren, Tracie Taylor, Michelle Falla, and Brett Sturgis; and great grandchildren, Taylor Manuel and Brandon Sturgis.

A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Monday, December 27, 2010, in the chapel of Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where visitation will be begin at 10 am. Interment will follow in the adjoining memorial park.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), 455 Stanton-Christiana Road, Newark, DE 19713.

To sign guest book, visit SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 302-328-2213

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