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March 13, 2014

Walter L. Merritt, Sr., 88

Haverhill — Walter L. Merritt, Sr., 88, of Haverhill, died Friday morning, February 28, at Penacook Place Nursing Home, Haverhill.

He was born in Georgetown, October 18, 1925, son of the late Walter E. and Clara (Vadaboncoeur) Merritt.

He was predeceased by his loving wife of 59 years, Marilyn C. (Harrigan) who died in 2009, his survivors include a son, Walter L. Merritt, II and his wife Kimberley A. of Haverhill; two daughters, Sandra J. Merritt of Haverhill, Robin L. Favor and her husband Bryan of Groveland; four granddaughters, Lauren E. and Meghan M. Merritt, Michelle L. and Bryanna L. Favor and several nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: His Funeral Service was held on Tuesday morning, March 4, at 11 a.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. Burial with Military Honors was in Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill. Calling hours at the Funeral Home were Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. Contributions in his memory may be made to Penacook Place Nursing Home, 150 Water St., Haverhill, MA 01830. To view his complete obituary or to send a condolence to his family, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.