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William Sprague Merritt

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William Sprague Merritt Obituary
William Sprague Merritt August 13, 1925 - December 29, 2012 Lebanon - William Sprague Merritt, of Lebanon, died December 29, 2012 at home. He was born August 13, 1925, the son of George and Sarah (Bailey) Merritt of Andover. He was a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific aboard the repair ship USS Ulysses. Upon his return to civilian life, he entered the construction field as a heavy equipment operator. He was employed by the DeSiato Bulldozing Service for over fifty years. Mr. Merritt is survived by his wife, Cora (Cogswell) Merritt, three daughters, Cheryl Mocek of Griswold, Dayle Lewis of Jewett City and Lorna Robinson of Dayville, eight grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. He was a life member of Eastern Star Lodge #44, Willimantic and a member of I.U.O.E #478. Memorial services will be at the convenience of the family. Donations may be made to a . The Potter Funeral Home, Willimantic, assisted with arrangements. Please visit for online memorial guest book.

Published in Norwich Bulletin on Jan. 3, 2013
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