BAILEY, Merton Earl
1922 - 2013
Merton Earl Bailey, passed away peacefully at Knowlton House on Tuesday, February 12, 2013. In his 91st year, Merton, beloved husband of Mary Cowan, and loving father of David (Adina), Stephen (Cindy), Murray (Lisa), and Gary (Krista). He was a proud grandfather of Karen and Audrey; Katie, Kristin and Jonathan; Liane and Eric; and Vanessa and William. Merton was a D-Day veteran of WWII and was a recent recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. He was a long time member of the Royal Canadian Legion, St. Johns's Masonic Lodge #27 and Owl's Head Chapter #35, OES. A visitation will be held at the Desourdy Funeral Home, 4 Vale Perkins St., Mansonville, QC, Phone: 450-292-3204, Fax: 450-263-9557, on Sunday, February 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. Masonic and Eastern Star services will be held at 7 p.m. followed by visitation until 9:30 p.m. The funeral service will be held at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Mansonville, on Monday, February 18th at 2 p.m., Rev. Ryk Allen officiating. Memorial donations in Merton's memory to the Brome Missisquoi Perkins Hospital or the charity of your choice will be appreciated.

Published in The Gazette on Feb. 16, 2013