Dr. David Meza

Obituary of Dr. David Bernard L. Meza

(Lyndonville) David B. L. Meza III MD died peacefully, at home, on April 23, 2020. He was born May 1, 1930 in Brooklyn, NY, son of the late David L. and Julia Agnes (Ryan) Meza, Jr. and lived in this area for many years. Dr. Meza was a member of Lady of the Lake Parish-St. Joseph’s Church in Lyndonville. He practiced medicine from 1959-2010. He was the attending physician of OB/GYN at New York Metropolitan Medical Center, until he and his late wife DonnaMarie moved to the Albion area. He was recruited by Arnold Gregory Memorial Hospital, and was Chief of obstetrician and gynecology, delivering over 10,000 babies in his career. He was a retired Orleans County Coroner, head of the counties Bio-Terrorism Control Team and was involved in many other Orleans County activities. He was on the faculty at NY Medical College, and was a member and treasurer of the Medical Society for the State of New York. Dr. Meza was the first selected counselor for the 8th District Branch of the Medical Society for WNY and served for many years. He was integral in establishing and was the current president of the Empire State Medical, Scientific and Educational Foundation, Inc. Dr. Meza was also the head of NYS Department of Health Board for medical misconduct, as well as a Fellow and Diplomat of the American Board of OB/GYN. For all of his many years of service, dedication, knowledge and contributions to the medical community, Dr. Meza received the Fineberg Award. He was predeceased by the love of his life, DonnaMarie in 2018. He leaves behind many loving friends and family who will miss him dearly. Due to public health regulations allowing immediate family only, and as few people as possible to attend his service, you may view his service by clicking on the following link Tuesday at 11:00am: Dr. David Meza Funeral Service. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date to be announced. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Orleans, P.O. Box 489 Albion NY 14411. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. Albion. To share a special memory of Dr. Meza, please visit www.mitchellfamilyfuneralhomes.com.
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