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  Born: August 3, 1959
  Place of Birth: Yonkers
  Death: December 3, 2009
  Place of Death: St Peter's hospital
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Joseph J. Meaney
August 3, 1959 - December 3, 2009
Joseph J. Meaney 50 of George Rd. Ghent, died Thursday at St Peter’s Hospital following a lengthy illness. Mr. Meaney born August 3,1959 in Yonkers, N.Y. is the son of the late Warren and Emma Jensen of Austerlitz. He graduated from Chatham High School and is a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served from 1979 – 1983. Mr. Meaney was employed with the NYS Thruway Authority and the Bridge Authority for 10 years as light equipment operator. He worked security at Columbia Memorial Hospital for several years and has been a manager of Coons Self Storage in Ghent for several years. Mr. Meaney was a member of the Austerlitz Volunteer Fire Dept. and the West Ghent Volunteer Fire Dept. where he served as Chief. He was an avid NASCAR fan Yankee and Buffalo Bills fan. Besides his mother Emma of Austerlitz, He is survived by his wife of 25 years Elizabeth (Lisa) Meaney of Ghent Son Jason Meaney of Claverack, Daughter Jessica and husband Kevin Fairbairn of Claverack, Brother Scott Jensen of Austerlitz, Sisters Wendy Diskin of Austerlitz, and Patricia Hartl of Delmar. Grandchildren Emmett, Elaina and Alexia. Funeral Services will be Monday 11:00am from the Ghent Reformed Church inurnment will be from the Albany Rural Crematory, Calling hours are Sunday 4 -7 pm from the Wenk Funeral Home Chatham, Memorials may be made to the Scleroderma Foundation 59 Front St. Binghamton,N.Y. 13905. for on-line condolences visit


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