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Thomas Edward Meza, Jr
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Birth: Mar. 23, 1928
California, USA
Death: Aug. 10, 2000
San Diego County
California, USA

Born March 23, 1928; passed away August 10, 2000. Mr. Meza was born in San Diego and attended Grossmont High School. He played trumpet in the high school band and following graduation in 1946 he joined the Army Air Corps (1946-1949) as a member of the Army Air Corps' original "Men of Note" band in Washington, D.C. He married Helen Delgado in San Diego and continued his musical career by joining the Grady Howard dance band at the Paris Inn in San Diego in 1951. He later worked for the U.S. Postal Service as a postal carrier, retiring in 1983. He was a member of the Holy Spirit Parish and the National Association of Letter Carriers.
Mr. Meza is survived b his loving wife Helen, daughters Marilee Sells, Elizabeth Hoolihan, Teri Mitchell and Geraldine Meza, all of San Diego; Melinda Meza of Santa Rosa; sons Thomas Meza III and Gerard Meza of San Diego; sisters Lupe Hadley of National City; Patsy Bryant and Gracie Dover of Glendora; brothers Gilbert Meza, Fred Meza and Roy Meza of El Cajon; Joe Meza of Santee; eight grandchildre and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Tuesday, August 15, 4 to 8 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m. Goodbody Mortuary, 5027 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego.
Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 16, Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 2725 55th St., San Diego. 
 
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  Helen Teresa Delgado Meza (1931 - 2007)
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
 
Created by: Renee
Record added: Aug 04, 2006
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Thomas Edward Meza, Jr
Added by: Renee
 
Thomas Edward Meza, Jr
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Thomas Edward Meza, Jr
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Tata,Happy, Happy birthday! Sure miss and love you soooo much! Elizabeth Taylor has left this morning to go entertain you and Nana for your birthdays.
- Renee
 Added: Mar. 23, 2011
Miss you so much...Love you so much, Always!
- Renee
 Added: Aug. 12, 2010
Tata,Thinking of you and feeling your presence. I know you would be so happy for me on my marriage and my little boy (to be). I think of you often and keep you in my heart óżLove you always!
- Renee
 Added: Apr. 6, 2010
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