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Michael Raymond Meaney

July 13, 1925 February 20, 2019
Michael Raymond Meaney
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Obituary for Michael Raymond Meaney

Michael Raymond Meaney, 93, of Waterloo, died Wednesday, February 20, at Friendship Village.

He was born July 13, 1925, in Lissycasey, County Clare, Ireland, the son of Simon and Teresa McGrath Meaney. He married Mercedes Murphy on October 25, 1952, at St. Edward Catholic Church in Waterloo.

Michael was employed with Iowa Public Service/MidAmerican Energy for thirty six years, retiring in 1988. He was President and Treasurer for his local Union 944 IBEW and also served on the United Way board.

Survivors include: his wife, Mercedes of Waterloo; four sons, David Meaney of Cedar Rapids, Mike Jr. (Kay) of Waterloo, Tom (Nancy) Meaney of South Elgin, Ill, and Philip (Lisa) Meaney of Cedar Rapids; four daughters, Maria Moothart of Cedar Rapids, Mercedes (Bruce) Hayes of Cedar Rapids, Grace (Dr.Troy) Ivey of Waverly and Sheila (Jason) Richter of Cedar Falls; twenty-one grandchildren, Dr. Christopher (Elizabeth) Moothart, Sarah Moothart, Elizabeth (Patrick) Tomka, BJ (Michelle) Meaney, Trish (Roberto) Cruz, Morgan Meaney, Catie (Hunter) Scott, Lt. Shawn Meaney, Nicholas (CJ) Hayes, Lucas Hayes, Zachary (Beth) Hayes, Catie Ivey, Michael Ivey, Bobby (Mary Rose) Ivey, Emily Ivey, Ryan Meaney, Kayla Meaney, Kyle Meaney, Tyler Meaney, Alexis (Nate) Buss, and CJ Richter; ten great-grandchildren, Wren Moothart, Delaney and Evelyn Tomka, Gabriel, Brendan, and Lauren Meaney, Phoebe Scott, Caleb, Garrett, and Dylan Hayes; a brother, Thomas (Mary) Meaney of Co. Cork, Ireland; a brother-in-law, James Daly of Ennis, Co. Clare.

Preceded in death by: two infant children, Sean Patrick and Faith Rachel; two brothers, James (Anne) Meaney and Bernie (Emily) Meaney; three sisters, Peggy (Jim) Naughton, Irene (Sonny) Browne, and Celine Daly; a son-in-law, Dr. William “Bill” Moothart.

Services: 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 25, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Public visitation from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, February 24, at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on South Street where there will be a 2 p.m. rosary and 4 p.m. vigil service. Visitation also one hour prior to services Monday at the church.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice or Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

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2:00 PM 2/24/2019 2:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 2/24/2019 5:00:00 PM
Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - South Street

400 South St.
Waterloo, IA 50701

also 1 hour preceding services at the church on Monday

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - South Street
400 South St. Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




11:00 AM 2/25/2019 11:00:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church

627 West Fourth Street
Waterloo, IA 50701

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
627 West Fourth Street Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

627 West Fourth Street
Waterloo, IA 50701

Cedar Valley Hospice


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