first_imgA funeral mass was celebrated Aug. 13 at St. Martha’s RC Church in Point Pleasant for Walter M. Meehan, 92, of Point Pleasant. He was born and raised in Hoboken. He passed away peacefully Aug. 9. He served in the Hoboken Fire Department for over 25 years before retiring in 1976. After retirement, he moved to Point Pleasant with his wife of 62 years, Anna Meehan. In his spare time, he enjoyed tending to his vegetable garden and satisfying his sweet tooth with Hershey’s chocolate. He served in the United States Navy during World War II in the South Pacific Theater. He was a parishioner and member of the Knights of Columbus of St. Martha’s RC Church in Point Pleasant. Walter was predeceased by his wife Anna, his parents William and Anna, and his siblings: Edward, Bill, Virginia, and Peggy. He is survived and remembered by his sons and daughters-in-law Allie and Judy Meehan of Beach Haven, and Eddie and Marianne Meehan of Brick; his daughter and son-in-law Maryann and John Ravally of Point Pleasant; his seven granddaughters, Brianne, Caitlin, Kelly, Megan, Dina, Juliana, and Marielle; his seven great-grandchildren; and his friend Margaret Helenski. Services arranged by the Colonial Funeral Home, Brick Township.last_img read more