Meadville Tribune

January 12, 2014

Albert Donald Metheney

Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Albert Donald Metheney, 76, of Meadville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at UPMC Hamot in Erie.

He was born April 18, 1937, in Iveydale, W.Va., a son of Hans Metheney and Dora Butler Metheney. He married Deloris (Dee) Craig on Feb. 23, 1962.

In his earlier years, he was employed with Avtex Fibers until its closing. He was subsequently employed with the U.S. Postal Service, from which he retired in 2013.

Albert was a U.S. Army veteran who served his county during the Korean Conflict and was wounded in battle.

He was a member of American Legion Post 111 in Meadville and American Legion Post 205 in Saegertown.

In addition to his loving wife, Dee, of nearly 52 years, Albert is survived by two sons, Doug Metheney and his wife, Sharon, of Johnsonburg, and Dennis Metheney of Meadville; five grandchildren, Madelynne, Ali, Kayli, Mary and Jacob Metheney; a great-grandson, Micah; two sisters, Sandy Hinds and her husband, Frankie, of Grove City, and Sherry Canane and her husband, Bill, of Grove City; and three brothers, William Metheney of Grove City, Richard Metheny and his wife, Faye, of Volant, and David J. Metheney and his wife, Doreen, of Grove City.

Albert was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Patty Foust; and a brother, Larry Metheney.

Family and friends are welcome to call on Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Roofner-Collins-Warren Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 544 Chestnut St., Meadville.

The funeral will follow at the funeral home at 7 p.m., with Pastor Tim DeTal of Watson Run Church of God officiating. Military honors will be held at the funeral home following the funeral, performed by VFW Post 2006 Color Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Post 111, 17137 Cussewago Road, Meadville, Pa. 16335; or American Legion Post 205, 755 South St., Saegertown, Pa. 16433.

Please take a moment to leave a memory, condolence or order flowers for the family on Albert’s Book of Memories online at