Earl L. Mereau

June 4, 2012

WELLESLEY ISLAND, N.Y.  —  Earl L. “Scotty” Mereau, 92, of Wellesley Island, died Feb. 27 at his winter home in Florida. 

A funeral will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at T.R. Jetty Funeral Home in Clayton. Burial with military honors will be in Riverside Cemetery Wellesley Island. Calling hours will be at 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Born Dec. 26, 1919, in Gananoque, Ontario, he served in the United States Army from 1944 until he was honorably discharged in 1946. While in the service he served in the South Pacific. 

After retiring from Hancock Air Force Base as a civil engineer, he lived on Wellesley Island for over 38 years.

Surviving are two daughters, Margaret (Billy) Huntley and Sally Locke, both of North Syracuse; two sons, Jack of Bernards Bay and Dan, Wellesley Island; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a brother, Bill (Mary) Connell, Hannibal; nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife, Margaret, of 59 years, a daughter, Judy Neville, and a brother, Clarence Mereau.

Information provided by T.R. Jetty Funeral Home and Newzjunky.com, Watertown, N.Y.