Paul L. Meighen, 88 of Canonsburg passed away on Friday, June 8, 2018 in his home surrounded by his family.
He was born on December 28, 1929 in Waynesburg to Leo and Vaughn Longstreth Meighen who preceded him in death.
On June 23, 1956 he married Barbara Moniger who survives.
He was a veteran having served in the United States Air Force where he received a Good Conduct Medal and a National Defense Service Medal.
Mr. Meighen was a Remote Station Operator for 35 years for Texas Eastern retiring in 1984.
He was passionate about airplanes. He learned to fly at age 16 before he had learned to drive. He could identify any plane that flew overhead. He was comfortable in his home and enjoyed being there as often as he could. His home was where everything began and ended. His kids were his life and he was a devoted and caring father.
In addition to his wife Barbara, he is survived by his sons Michael P. Meighen of Canonsburg and Patrick D. Meighen (Cathleen) of Morgantown, WV, his only daughter Catherine J. Meighen (Mark Saffron) of Bridgeville and his two grandchildren Luke P. and Sean P. Meighen.
Friends are welcome from 2~4 and 6~8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., Joseph P. Salandra, LFD, owner/supervisor and Darla A. Tripoli, LFD, 304 West Pike Street, Canonsburg, 724-745-8120 where departing prayers will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 14, 2018. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00 a.m. in St. Patrick Catholic Church, 317 West Pike Street, Canonsburg. Interment will follow in Woodruff Memorial Park, 2095 Washington road, Canonsburg with full military rites accorded by the United States Air Force Honor Guard and VFW Post #191 of Canonsburg.
Memorial Contributions suggested to Allegheny Health Network Hospice, Office of Fund Development, Hospice and Palliative Care, 4818 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224