Norman K. Meeker

May 31st, 1927 - November 23rd, 2018

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Norman K. Meeker, 91, of Erie passed away Friday, November 23, 2018 at UPMC Hamot surrounded by his family. Born in Erie on May 31, 1927 a son of the late Charles B. and Doris G. (Tabor) Meeker.

Norman served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He retired after 35 years from Erie Forge and Steel as a shop foreman. After retirement Norman drove a school bus for the McKean and Millcreek School District. He was an avid hunter and a great outdoorsman. Norman enjoyed spending time with his family at family picnics and gatherings and also enjoyed going for drives in his pickup truck.

In addition to his parents, Norman was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley (Holland) Meeker; an infant, Georgia Jean Meeker; siblings, Virginia Wright, Donald, Richard, William and Robert Meeker.

Survivors include three children, Mary Jane Brown of Erie, Peggy (Robert) Miniger of Warwick, NY., and Virginia (Michael) Sockett of Erie; six grandchildren, Dr David (Julie) Brown, Stephen (Christina) Brown, Emily Miniger, Gregory Miniger, Michael (Amanda) Sockett and Daniel Sockett (fiancé Lisa Esper); three great grandchildren, Mitchell Brown, Evan and Owen Sockett; a sister, Phyllis White; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Friends are invited to call on Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8p.m. at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th Street at Greengarden Boulevard. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Gate of Heaven Mausoleum.

Memorials may be made to The Erie Humane Society of NWPA, 2407 Zimmerly Rd. Erie, PA 16506, American Cancer Society, 2115 West 38th St. Erie PA 16508 or Shriners Hospital for Children, 1645 West 8th St. Erie, PA 16505.