Newark Courier-Gazette, April 1981
Edward J. O'Meal
Edward J. O'Meal, 81, of 1959 Rt. 88 North, Newark, died April 11 at his home.
He was born in Palmyra, the son of Jacob and Kate (Bliek) O'Meal. Mr. O'Meal was a farmer in the Newark area since 1922, a member of the Park Presbyterian Church, Newark Grange and Farm Bureau.
He is survived by, his wife, Grace Sedgwick O'Meal; one son, Ernest of Macedon; two daughters, Agnes E. Leeuwen of Marion and Dorothy Cochrane of Ripley; one brother, Jacob of Waterloo; two sisters, Elizabeth Faas of Buffalo and Doris Goosen of East Palmyra; 12 grand-children, 13 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Friends called at the Scott Funeral Home Monday. Services were held at the funeral home Tuesday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Timothy Johnson of the Park Presbyterian Church officiating. Burial was in East Palmyra Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Park Presbyterian Church of Newark or the East Palmyra Presbyterian Church.