Zachary L. Meck

Zachary L. Meck

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

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

Born in Ephrata on November 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, DC 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 will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 8, 2014 from Tulpehocken UCC, 961 Tulpehocken Rd., Richland. Visitations Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the church, and Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment will be 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.

Grose Funeral Home, Myerstown, is entrusted with the arrangements.