Ann K. Merrill, 83, of Canton passed on Saturday, December 15, 2012, peacefully with her children by her side. Arrangements are with the O’Leary Funeral Service of Canton.
Surviving Ann are a son, Alan Merrill and wife Vickie of Canton; a daughter, Debbie Merrill; granddaughters Colleen and Ciara of Newburyport, MA; a brother, Joseph Kenyon and wife Kathy of Canton; a sister, Gladys Lurel and husband Michael of Washington, DC; and several nieces and nephews.
Two sisters, Irene and Helen; and a brother Leo predecease her.
Ann was born, July 2, 1929 in Canton, the daughter of the late, Floyd and Mary (Jordan) Kenyon. She graduated from Canton High School and from Mildred Elly Business School in Albany. She married John M. Merrill on August 30, 1952 at the St. Mary’s Rectory in Canton; Jack predeceased her on April 5, 1996.
Ann worked for the New York Telephone Company in Albany, Kaplan’s Department Store and The First National Bank in Canton. She served on the election board for many years. She enjoyed playing golf and bridge. She also loved ceramics and boating on the St. Lawrence River along with downhill skiing at Big Tupper.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Canton Volunteer Rescue Squad, 77 Riverside Dr.; Canton, NY 13617.
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