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CAMILLE L. (Pagliuca) MEEKER

Born: Sat., Sep. 22, 1923
Died: Sun., Jan. 3, 2021


Graveside Service

1:00 PM Mon., Jan. 11, 2021
Location: East Lawn Cemetery


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Camille L. Meeker, of Hamden, passed away on January 3, 2021 at the age of 97. He was the widow of Donald E. Meeker. Camille was born in New Haven September 22, 1923 a daughter of the late Albert and Elizabeth Cosenza Pagliuca. She worked as a waitress at Kasey’s Restaurant and at one point owned and operated the cafeteria at the New Haven Register with her father and brother. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother with her six grandsons always running around the house. Camille loved to sew and decorate always having a project from making drapes, reupholstering, making cookies or a pie. She loved to play pinochle twice a week with her girlfriends, and enjoyed music and dance, always entertaining her friends with dinner parties, and was always very involved in functions at the Ascension Church. Mrs. Meeker is survived by her children Donna Meeker, Douglas (Deborah Carey) Meeker, and Pamela (Gordon) Stricker; her grandchildren Dustin Meeker, Joshua (Liz) Stricker, Douglas Meeker Jr., Christopher Stricker, and Timothy (Laura) Stricker; and her great grandchildren Killian Stricker and Skylar Meeker. Besides her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her grandson Donald Douglas Argentino; and her sisters, Cecilla Pane, Helen Palmisano, and Florence Decker.
A graveside service in her honor will be held Monday January 11th at 1:00 PM in East Lawn Cemetery where she will be laid to rest with her husband and grandson. In lieu of flowers donations to the Alzheimer’s Association would be appreciated in memory of our dear mother.

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Rick Nagle
   Posted Sun January 10, 2021
Doug, Donna and Pam, We're very sorry to read about Mom's passing. She certainly lived a very long life and you all have very fond memories of her.

My father's in Hamden at Hamden Senior Living and won't be able to attend the services. Sue and I are in Florida and also can't attend.

Please accept our sincerest sympathies,
Rick Nagle

Mark and Kathleen Anthony
   Posted Sun January 10, 2021
My wife Kathy, our daughter Jenna, and I will always remember Camille with love. When Jenna was a child she referred to her as Aunt “A Mille”. The lady with the treats! I’ll remember Camille as a warm personality, beautiful, with a great sense of style and the definition of the term Fashionably late. Camille and Donald introduced me to the game of tennis and would take me to play at their club as a young man. They were always so good to me. I want to wish Donna, Doug, Pam and their families our sympathy and prayers in this difficult time.


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