ULYSSES, Pa. - Marcia F. Merritt, 93, of Ulysses, died Tuesday (Oct. 9, 2012) at her home.
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Born Dec. 22, 1918, in Syracuse, N.Y., she was a daughter of Miner and Helen Rappleya Swetland. On Oct. 4, 1948, in Richmond, Va., she married Stanley T. Merritt, who predeceased her in 1993.
She was a nurse at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville, N.Y., for several years.
Surviving are seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a sister, Audrey Butler of Wellsville, N.Y.; and four nieces and a nephew.
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a daughter, Etta J. Beckhorn, in 1996; a son, E. Burley Pease, in 2009; and two brothers, Morgan Swetland and Carlton Swetland.
Friends may call today (Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012) at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, from 2 to 3 p.m., at which time funeral services will be held. Burial will be in Ulysses Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Ulysses Library, P.O. Box 316, Ulysses, PA 16948. Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Olean Times Herald from Oct. 11 to Oct. 15, 2012