Bailey, Merle D.
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Merle D. Bailey, 84, of South Kent, CT, passed away surrounded by family on Saturday, November 16, 2013, at Danbury Hospital. He was the husband of Agnes (McHugh) T. Bailey.
Mr. Bailey was born June 5, 1929, in Beloit, Wisconsin, son of the late Theron and Marcelle (Kimball) Bailey.
He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict and was a Municipal Bond Broker with Shearson Lehman.
In addition to his wife of 32 years, he is survived by his children, Curtis K. Bailey of Durango, CO and his daughter Lara, Robin Lehnert of Lexington, KY and her sons, Curtis and Dustin, Joan Fleischman of Sherman, CT, Noreen Duffy of Nottingham, NH and her daughter Erin and sons, Liam and Enan, Erin Duffy of Sherman, CT and niece Sinead Corwin of Brooklyn, NY, and Michael T. Duffy of Jacksonville, FL and his children, Patrick and Kelsey; and a brother, Bert Bailey of Birnamwood, WI
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 10 AM at Sacred Heart Church, Kent, CT. Burial will follow at Flanders Cemetery, Kent, CT.
Friends may call on Monday, November 18, from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM, at the Lillis Funeral Home, 58 Bridge Street, New Milford, CT.
Contributions in his memory may be made to Sarcoma Foundation of America, 9899 Main Street, Suite 204, Damascus, MD 20872; on line @curesarcoma.org.
Lillis Funeral Home
58 Bridge Street
New Milford, CT 06776
Published in News Times on Nov. 18, 2013