Carroll D. (Penick) Meese


Carroll D. (Penick) Meese, age 85 of New Philadelphia, died on June 9, 2019, in the Community Hospice Truman House at New Philadelphia.

A daughter of the late Edward M. and Violet (Smitley) Penick, Carroll was born Jan. 9, 1934, in Dover.

On Oct. 25, 1950, Carroll married the late Elmer D. Meese, Jr., and together they raised five children. He preceded her in death on Nov. 27, 2008.

Carroll enjoyed history, crocheting, music, bowling and wildlife including birds and squirrels. Most of all she loved being with her children and family.

Carroll is survived by children, Elmer (Becky) Meese, Mike Meese, Amber (Ted) Ricker and Robin (Gary) Tumbling; daughter-in-law, Cheryl Meese; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews; and her brother-in-law, Lloyd Meese.

Carroll was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer D. Meese, Jr.; her parents; her son, Randy; and brothers, Edward and Jerry Penick.

Carroll’s family will hold private services in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia this week. Interment will take place in Evergreen Burial Park at New Philadelphia.

Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and view an online memorial by visiting the funeral home's website.

Contributions in Carroll’s memory may be directed to Community Hospice Truman House, 716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.

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