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Austin J. Meader

September 21, 1993 ~ April 13, 2019 (age 25)


Austin J. Meader, 25, of Linesville, passed away suddenly Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Meadville Medical Center following a long battle with addiction.


He was born September 21, 1993 in Erie, a son of Joel K. Meader and Tamela Poe Meader.


Austin was a 2012 graduate of Linesville High School.  He worked for his father at Joel Meader Painting and for his brother at Justin Meader Contracting.


A life member of the NRA, Austin was an avid outdoorsman especially enjoying fishing, and all seasons and archery hunting.  He had a warm personality, kind spirit and enjoyed being with people.


Survivors include his father, Joel K. Meader and his fiancée Lisa Houserman of Conneaut Lake; his mother, Tammy Meader of Linesville; two brothers, Justin Meader of Conneautville and Dustin Meader and his wife Ann of Guys Mills; a step-brother, Spencer Blaine Boyd of Conneaut Lake; a nephew, Chance K. Meader; two nieces, Chelsey M. and Laken M. Meader; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.


He was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents.


Calling hours will be Tuesday, April 16th from 3-7 p.m. at WAID-COLEMAN FUNERAL HOME, 12422 CONNEAUT LAKE RD., CONNEAUT LAKE.


The funeral service will be Wednesday, April 17th at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Terry Smith of Linesville First Baptist Church officiating.


Memorials may be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 1645 W. 8th St., Erie, PA 16505 or Meadville Medical Center Foundation (for the Let’s Talk Addiction Campaign), 736 Liberty St., Meadville, PA 16335.


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April 16, 2019

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Waid-Coleman Funeral Home
12422 Conneaut Lake Road
Conneaut Lake, PA 16316

Funeral Service
April 17, 2019

10:00 AM
Waid-Coleman Funeral Home
12422 Conneaut Lake Road
Conneaut Lake, PA 16316


Shriners Hospital for Children
1645 West 8th Street, Erie PA 16505
Tel: 1-814-875-8700

Meadville Medical Center Foundation
736 Liberty Street, Meadville PA 16335
Tel: 1-814-333-5937

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