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Marjorie Mead, Former Norwalk Resident, 91

Marjorie Mead
Marjorie Mead Photo Credit: Contributed/The Daily Voice

NORWALK, Conn. -- Marjorie E. Mead, formerly of Norwalk, died Jan. 16, in her home in Zephyrhills, Fla. She was 91.

She was born Aug. 23, 1923, in Norwalk to Mildred and Wesley Meehan. During World War II she served in the U.S. Coast Guard and was stationed as a radio operator in air/sea rescue in New York City.

She married her husband, Charles, in 1947. He was a pharmacist and owned Mead's Drugstore in Norwalk.

They moved to Zephyrhills in 1975 when her husband retired.

She was a professional musician playing piano at an early age and later as a flutist playing in the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra as principal flutist. She also played organ in churches for more than 65 years. She was the organist at the First United Methodist Church in Zephyrhills, Trilby, and San Antonio. She taught piano since 1976 in Zephyrhills. She was a member of the Eastern Star since 1942 in Connecticut.

She is survived by two sons, Gerald and Owen Mead, both of Zephyrhills; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, Charles.

There will be no visiting hours or funeral. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, to donate to Hernando/Pasco Hospice .

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