Brett Richard Merrill

Rochester, New Hampshire


Rochester, New Hampshire


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LEBANON, Maine - On Friday, May 8, 2020, Brett Richard Merrill, devoted husband, father of two, son, brother, proud grandfather and friend passed away unexpectedly at the age of 45. Brett was born August 28, 1974.

Brett lived in Lebanon, Maine, graduated from Noble High School in Berwick Maine, class of 1992. He worked as a machinist for many years.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching sports, coaching baseball, camping in Bethel, Maine and taking walks with his corgis, Toby and Ally. Brett loved to be in the mountains.

Survived by his wife of 25 years, Jessica, high school sweethearts; daughter Tawni and son-in-law Tyler Woods; grandsons Oliver and Jaxson Woods; granddaughter Dallas; best friend and son Tyler Merrill; parents Richard and Linda Merrill; sister Amy and brother-in-law Mark Zoeller; nieces Lexi and Livi Morrill; "brother" Dustin Morrill; aunt Kathy and uncle Steve Wallingford; cousin and good friend Rob and Melissa Wallingford; many more great aunts, uncles, cousins; and endless wonderful friends that were considered family.

In life, we loved you dearly

In death, we love you still

In our hearts you will hold a place, no one else will hold.

SERVICES: Private small graveside service to be held. A celebration of life, with all family and friends, to be held at a later date. To sign the on line guest book please go to

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Richard and Linda and the whole Merrill family so sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you all.

Linda and Richard, So sorry for your loss.

Linda and Richard,
So sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers are with you and your family!

Sorry to hear of Brett's passing. I grew up next door to Charlie and Brenda on River Street. I remember Brett as a young boy playing in the street around the house when times were better. I am Carol and Ted Greenlaw's oldest son and I too lost a son just three short years ago. The pain is immense. Just know it hurts the hearts of not just his immediate family but also the hearts of those that grew up With Charlie, Brenda, Linda and Kathy in the old neighborhood as well. I'm so very sorry for...

Just unbelievable, Bret you will be truly missed by many. If there ever was a person with an infectious smile it would be you. Jessica words could never express my sincere condolences. Please feel free to reach out if you need anything.

Brett was always there for others. Made me laugh. Was a joy to watch playing pool and darts. Most of all a good friend. Icca you are the best.

Richard and Linda so very sorry to hear abput ypur loss. No parent should have to go thru the death of a child. Mike and Na cy Chisholm

Dear Richard,

I am very sorry to hear of your son's passing.
Thoughts and prayers are with you.

Jessica, I was very shocked to learn of your husband's passing. Please accept my deepest sympathies at this time.