KENNETH C. MERRILL passed away Monday, December 27, 2010, in Greenwich. Born in Springfield, Mass. on February 25, 1917 to Mr. Leavitt Merrill and Mrs. Camilla Gunderson, he grew up in Stamford, and graduated from Stamford High School. He later received a certificate from J.M. Wright Technical Institute. Kenneth was proudly employed with Pitney Bowes in Stamford for 39 years before retiring in 1982. He was even a member of the Pitney Bowes Oval Club. In his retirement, he was an avid reader and loved gardening. Mr. Merrill leaves behind his beloved and caring wife of more than 60 years, Mrs. Joan McGough. Married in 1950, they have resided in Greenwich since 1953. Friends may call on Thursday, December 30, 2010 from 3 to 6 pm and Friday, December 31, 2010 from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Fred D. Knapp and Son Funeral Home, 267 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06830. A service will be held following the calling hours on Friday, December 31, 2010 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in remembrance for Kenneth Merrill, to a favorite charity.
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Published in StamfordAdvocate on Dec. 30, 2010