TRENTON - Margaret Merkel, 80, of Trenton, passed away on Monday, Nov. 6, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center.
Born in Trenton, she was a lifelong area resident.
Margaret worked at National Ceramic and then at Hibbert Printing both in the Trenton area. In her spare time she enjoyed going to flea markets, golf, bowling, crocheting, and collecting cat objects.
Daughter of the late Harris J. and Elizabeth Colburn Wood, wife of the late Barry Merkel, she is survived by her sister, Anna Wood of Hamilton Township, and her brother, Richard Wood of Florida; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at 10 a.m. from the Buklad Memorial Home, 2141 South Broad St., Hamilton. Burial will follow in Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown.
Relatives and friends may call on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the memorial home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio 45250-0301, Attn: Gift Processing.