Karen Marlene Merrill
It is with profound sadness that the family of Karen Marlene (Moses)
Merrill, 76 of Blacks Harbour, NB announce her passing after a lengthy
and valiant battle with Alzheimer’s on Monday, October 28th, 2019. She
was predeceased by her parents, her loving husband Austin James
Merrill and her brother-in-law David Stewart.
She was born in Blacks Harbour, NB to the late Harry and Jessie
(Ingalls) Moses On February 15th, 1943. She was employed at the bank,
at Connors Brothers and at Harbour Building supplies all in Blacks
Harbour. With four school aged children she decided to pursue her
dream of becoming a nurse and enrolled at NBCC St. Andrews where she
graduated at the top of her class from the Nursing Assistant program
in 1981. Upon graduation, she worked at St. Joe’s, the Fundy
Nursing Home and then for 9 and 1/2 years at the Passamaquoddy Lodge
in St. Andrews until she retired. After retirement, she enjoyed
walking, bird watching, working in her flower beds and spoiling her
grandchildren and great granddaughter.
She was a proud mother to her four children: Patty Merrill of Blacks
Harbour, Shelly (Fred) Merrill-MacKillop of St. George, Wade Merrill
of Blacks Harbour and Jason Merrill of Deer Island. She is survived
by her big sister Janice Stewart of Pennfield, her younger brother
Rudy (Barb) Moses of Grand Bay-Westfield, her brother-in-law Woody
(Ellen) Merrill of St. George. She was the proud grandmother to
Jessie (Jay) Golden of Back Bay, Frederick, Halle, Alice, Ty, Anna and
great grand-daughter Mackenzie. She is also survived by many nieces,
nephews and cousins.
Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533) 26
Portage Street, St. George NB. Resting at the funeral home with
visiting on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The service will be held
from Christ Church (Anglican), Pennfield NB on Friday at 2:00 pm with
Rev. Caleb officiating followed by the interment for both Karen and
Austin in the parish cemetery. In Karen’s memory, donations to the
Alzheimer’s Society, Charlotte County Cancer or a charity of the
donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Karen Marlene Merrill 19432019..
Décès pour la Ville: St-George, Province: Nouveau-Brunswick