Nancy Jean Meritt, 76, Massena
Saturday, August 7, 2010 - 2:58 pm

Mrs. Nancy Jean Meritt, 76, of 72 Liberty Ave, passed away Friday, August 6, 2010 afternoon at the home of her daughter.

She was born July 24, 1934 in Rochester. She attended schools in Avon. She married Harold “Jack” Meritt on August 21, 1954 in Avon. He predeceased her on September 12, 2006. They lived in Geneseo for many years, moving to Massena in 2001.

Nancy was a homemaker who enjoyed flower gardening and painting.

She is survived by her five children; Lydia Marlar and her companion, Dennis of Massena, Michael and Belinda Meritt of Abilene, TX, Henry Meritt of Rochester, Jeff and Darla Meritt of Nunda, Thomas and Tracy Meritt of Dawsonville, GA; her grandchildren, Tina and John Mattison of Massena, Michele and Mark Reyes of Texas, Nicole and Harold LaPradd of Massena, Suzzane and Heather Meritt of Rochester, Cole and Sam Meritt of Georgia, Hanna and Matthew Meritt of Nunda and six grandchildren.

Friends may call at Monday 6 - 9 p.m. at the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday 10:00 a.m. at the Church of the Sacred Heart with Rev. Donald Manfred, officiating. Burial will follow in Massena Center Cemetery.

Those wishing, may make memorial contributions to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley.

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