Stephen L. Meszaros, 83 of 9601 Union Rd. Donaldson, Indiana died Thursday, February 13, 2003 at 6:27 p.m. in his residence. He was born on January 23, 1920 in South Bend , Indiana to Emory and Therese Farkas Meszaros . Steve was a graduate of South Bend Riley High School class of 1938 and went on to attend Purdue University . In January of 1941 Steve enlisted in the United States Army and was discharged with honors on October 14, 1945. Steve and the beautiful Miss Mildred K. Bobson were married in Mishawaka , Indiana , at St. Monica Catholic Church, on May 19, 1945. Mildred passed away on June 14, 2000. In addition to being the worlds greatest father Steve worked for 30 years with BMP Trucking in Pittsburgh, Penn., and then retired after several years with Canton Drop Forge, Canton, Ohio. He had many interest and hobbies; Steve was the jack-of-all-trades. He loved to go out on his boat and fish. He was a great cook and loved to read and was very fond of classical music. The most important thing about Steve was his love for his Grandchildren and his true love for his wife and four daughters. “ Not only was he a great Dad, he was a Great person.” Steve was a very devoted Catholic and was a member of the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Canton, Ohio . He was a member of the Third order of St. Francis and a Member of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ Auxiliary Club. Steve is survived by his four daughters, Marilyn (Dick) Ackerman, Durham, Conn., Tina (Michael) LaMark, Margaret (Thomas) Melle, Marie Therese (Norbert) Burleson, Bolivar, OH, two brothers: John Meszaros, South Bend, IN, William Meszaros, Edwardsburg, MI, two sisters; Anna Bowman, Mishawaka, and Theresa Taffee, Raleigh, NC. 10 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Steve was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and two brothers and two sisters: Emory, Joseph, Mary, Helen Meszaros. Visitation will be in the Ministry Center of PHJC, Donaldson, on Monday February 17, 2003 from 4 to 8 p.m. with a Rosary being said at 7:30 P.M. The Rev. Father Edward Konerman of the PHJC, will officiate the Mass of Christian Burial in the Ministry Center on Tuesday, February 18, 2003 at 1:00 P.M. Burial will take place in the Fairview Cemetery, Mishawaka, Indiana Memorials in Steve’s memory may be made to the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ.