Timothy Merritt

  • "Met Tim at PC. Had a spirit unlike any other. Learned..."
    - walter rehak
  • "Thank you all who were touched and loved by our beloved..."
    - Barbara Merritt
  • "Tim Merritt will always be in the hearts of everyone that..."
    - Drisana Kane
  • "The love...the friendship...the respect...the lives he..."
    - Debi (the babysitter) St. John
  • "Mr. Merritt was the best teacher I had in high school. His..."
    - Bethany Barton (Bete)

MERRITT, TIMOTHY PATRICK Granby, MA, Timothy Patrick Merritt, 51, the popular principal of Sunderland Elementary School, died Saturday. Born in Dover, Delaware, he graduated from Granby Junior-Senior High School. Tim attended Providence College and graduated from the University of Massachusetts. Tim is survived by: his wife Nancy Inouye; sons Kai and Taro; parents, Major (Retired) Cyrus and Barbara Merritt of Old Saybrook, CT; brother Commander (Retired) Mark Merritt of Austin, Texas; sisters, Betsy Grim of Belchertown, MA, Pam Brisson of Avon, CT, Susan Trompke and Tricia Pancione, both of Granby, MA; in-laws Robin Merritt, Kirk Grim, John Trompke, and Michael Pancione; as well as many nieces and nephews. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church with burial to follow in West Cemetery, both in Granby, MA. Calling hours will be Friday from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Beers & Story South Hadley Funeral Home, 646 Newton St. (Rt.116). In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Timothy P. Merritt Memorial Fund at Sunderland Elementary School c/o Greenfield Savings Bank 61 N. Main St., S.Deerfield, MA 01373. For more information, please visit www.beersandstory.com

Published in The New Haven Register on Oct. 2, 2013
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