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Meredith Means, 85

August 17, 2012

Meredith Means, 85, of Orlando, Fla., died Thursday, July 26, 2012, at her home.

She was born April 13, 1927, in Frostburg, Pa., a daughter of the late Clyde and Minnie (Newbold) Means.

She completed her medical training in histology in Boston, Mass., and was employed as a medical technician with various practices in Maryland, Washington, D.C., California, Texas and Florida during her working career.

Surviving relatives include a sister, Ruth Bixler of Vail, Ariz.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Marian Means, Ellen Means and Betty Daughenbaugh; and a brother, Robert Means.

A private graveside service will be held for family members at Hopewell Methodist Cemetery at a date to be determined.

In lieu of flowers, Meredith requested donations be made to the Friends of Orange County Library System, 101 East Central Blvd., Orlando, FL 32801.

Cards may be sent to individual family members or in care of Jane Murphy, 7622 Sprankle Mills Rd., Punxsutawney, PA 15767.

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