Zachary L. Meck, 33, of Womelsdorf, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 at his residence.

By on February 12, 2014
Zachary L. Meck

Zachary L. Meck

Zachary L. Meck 33, dairy farmer, actively involved in dairy industry, Cocalico graduate

He was the husband of Suzanne P. (Perdue) Meck, to whom he would have been married two years on June 30.

Born in Ephrata Nov. 24, 1980, he was the son of Joyce (Stoltzfus) Meck of Denver and the late Ronald Meck, who died March 3, 2012.

A 2000 graduate of Cocalico High School, he was in partnership with his brother, Jeremy, as a self-employed dairy farmer and began shipping milk to Land O’Lakes in 1998.

He was a member of Tulpehocken UCC, Richland, was actively involved in promoting the dairy industry, and served in the Land O’Lakes Co-op delegates for which he lobbied in Washington, D.C. and Harrisburg for DPAC. He was a member of the Marion Grange and the PA Farm Bureau.

In addition to his wife and mother, Zachary is survived by brothers: Matthew, husband of Susan Meck, of Denver; Jeremy Meck of Womelsdorf; paternal grandmother: Norma Meck of Lititz and two nephews.

Funeral services were held Feb. 8 from Tulpehocken UCC, Richland. Interment was in the adjoining church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1274, Lebanon, PA 17042 or Vickie’s Angel Foundation, 511 Bridge St., New Cumberland, PA 17070.

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