January 31, 1918 ~ September 26, 2008
Henry Charles Meyer, age 90, of 70 Southwick Court, Apt. # 104, Cheshire, passed away Sept. 26, 2008 at Conn. Hospice in Branford. Formerly of Hill St. in Hamden, Henry was the husband for 67 years of Gertrude E. Dixon Meyer; father of Lynn & her husband Lee Campo of Hamden, Douglas and his wife Christine Meyer of Chagrin Falls, Ohio & Brian & his wife Karen Meyer of Wallingford; grandfather of Julie Grogan, Elena Campo, Dee McKnight, David, Erica & Bethany Meyer & great grandfather of Clara McKnight. Born in Buffalo, NY., Jan. 31, 1918 he was a son of the late Henry A. & Rose Albig Meyer & brother of the late Marjorie Sundell & Arthur Meyer. Henry was the founder and President of the Meyer Wire Co. in Hamden, which he operated until his retirement in 1988. Henry served on the Small Business Advisory Council for the State of Connecticut under President Carter. He was a longtime member of the Dunbar United Church of Christ in Hamden. A funeral Service will be held privately with his family. Contributions in his memory may be made to Conn. Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405 or to The American Cancer Society, 538 Preston Ave., Meriden, CT 06450. Arrangements are in care of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave. Hamden.