Today, we're bringing you the first posthumous Meet the Pillars interview, featuring Brother Rudy Meo, who passed away on June 7, 2010. Two of his children, Brother Craig Meo and Sister Debbie Kyriakakos, worked with Sister Zarella on this one. Enjoy!
Brother Rudy Meo, birth name was Rodolfo Pietro Meo, was born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1928 and baptized in the Pacific Ocean along the Southern California coast in 1953 at the age of 25. He was ordained into the ministry at age 27, in 1955. He served in the ministry for 35 years. He was the oldest child of Rocco and Connie Meo, who moved to California in 1945. His father, Brother Rocco Meo, was the first minister of The Church of Jesus Christ in California. His brother, Brother Bill Meo, and sister, Sister Rachel Fallavolita, were both lifetime members of the Bell California Branch.