Marian Meister
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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Gallaway & Crane Funeral Home
101 South Finley Avenue
Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States

Graveside Service

11:00 am - 11:30 am
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Holy Cross Cemetery
Mt. Airy Road
Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Marian J Meister

Marian J. Meister, Grandma Meister, age 100, of Easton, PA, passed

 peacefully from this life to the next on Saturday, September 15, 2018.

 Born November 16, 1917, in Traverse City, Michigan, Marian lived in

 various places throughout her life but spent the majority of her life

 in Linden, NJ, then moving to Basking Ridge and living out her life in

 Easton. She is preceded in death by 2 husbands, James Johnson and

 Donald C. Meister, Sr. and 2 children, Douglas and Danielle Meister.

 She is survived by 3 children and their spouses, Janice Barrett

 (James);  Mary Jane Williams; and Donald, II (Maryann); seven

 grandchildren, Donna Fuld and Kimberly Bergeron, Geoffrey and James

 Barrett, and Nicole, Kristin and Donald Meister, III; 6

 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren, as well as many

 nieces and nephews.


 Grandma Meister was the biggest  Yankees and girls softball fan and

 spent the past 18 years traveling nationwide watching her beloved

 Jersey Inferno softball team compete in tournaments. Players and

 college coaches across the country knew and loved her and would always

 see Grandma rooting for her team and yelling “Hit the damn ball!” She

 also loved her Alabama softball…”Roll Tide!” Grandma led a very full

 life and will be missed by all.


 Viewing will be at the Gallaway & Crane Funeral Home, 101 South Finley

 Avenue, Basking Ridge, NJ on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2017 from 4 :00 to

 7:00 p.m. Graveside Service will be on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 at

 11:00am at Holy Cross Cemetery in Basking Ridge, NJ. For further

 information, or to light an online condolence candle please visit

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