MECHTHILD “MEENA” MEHRA

Meena Mehra, age 83, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on November 18, 2018 at Wilmington Hospital, surrounded by her family. Meena was born in Breslau, Germany. She was the fourth of nine children and had a twin sister. She grew up in Germany and immigrated to the United States in 1963 and worked as an au pair in Philadelphia. She met and married her husband Vinodkumar “Vinod” in 1964 and moved to Wilmington.

She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved music, reading, playing board games, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed traveling and visited Germany often to see her family.

She is survived by her husband Vinod, daughters Nisha Peeleman (Koen) and Ila Harris (Kevin), grandchildren Sara, Zoe, Samuel and Julia, and four of her siblings in Germany. There will be a small private memorial service to celebrate her life.