Edward 'Ed' L. Merritt


Edward "Ed" L. Merritt, age 64, of Saegertown passed away suddenly at his residence May 12, 2019. He was born to the late Morris L. and Helen S. Merritt in Meadville on May 26, 1954. He married Barbara Gruber September 27, 1980. She survives.
Ed graduated from Cambridge Springs High School. He was employed at GTI in Saegertown until they closed down. He then went on to be a supervisor of the Saeger Carbide building at Greenleaf Corporation; where he loved his job. He was a life member of Venango VFW Post #169 and Sons of American Legion of Cambridge Springs.
Ed is survived by his wife of 38 years, Barb of Saegertown; two step-daughters, Shawn Nelson and her husband, Edward of Conneautville, PA and Rochelle Bell and her husband, Lonnie of Clearwater, FL and one step-son, Bart Beck and his wife, Jill of Edinboro, PA; six grandchildren, Jennifer Bell of Atlantic, PA, Michael Wenner of Edgewater, FL, Kari Miller of Girard, PA, David Miller of Butler, PA, Nikol Miller and her friend, Chris Lock of Girard, PA, and Sydney Beck and her fiancé, Nicholas of Erie, PA; four great-grandchildren; Bryce, Audrianna, Jackson, and Nikolas; two sisters, Charlotte Wood and her husband, Robert of Blooming Valley, PA, and Nancy Powell and her husband, John of Meadville, PA; two brothers, Roy Merritt and his wife, Laura of Cambridge Springs, PA and Robert Merritt of Saegertown and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, JoAnne Bortner.
Per Ed's wishes there will be no services.
Please sign Ed's guestbook at www.hathewaytedesco.com
Published on May 13, 2019
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Karen Carpenter Cole
May 15, 2019
Barb, I am so sorry for your loss. You and the family are in my thoughts and Prayers.
Ed and Lynda Dietz
May 15, 2019
With deepest sympathy from the foreigner. You will be missed.
Larry Merritt
May 14, 2019
I will miss Ed. He ALWAYS was willing to help anyone.
Susan Wheeler
May 14, 2019
So very so sorry to hear of Ed's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Joe & Amy Merritt
May 14, 2019
Sorry for your loss
Sharon Colvin
May 14, 2019
WILL always remember all the good times we had. all my love and prayers are with you Barbie
Mr and Mrs Robert B Guest
May 14, 2019
Our sincere condolences to all the family.
Cindy skebe
May 14, 2019
I have many memories with ed and the Schlitz brothers! All so fun and with the family ! I'm so sorry to hear of his passing! Love and prayers to you Barb please know I am thinking of you!
Linda Merritt
May 14, 2019
So sorry for your loss Barb my prayers are wife you
Karalee Shannon
May 14, 2019
Our condolences to Barb and the family.
Dick and Ginger Kester
May 14, 2019
Barb, so sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family. I'll cherish all the good memories I have of you two. 💕
Catherine Smith
May 14, 2019
Sorry to hear this now your in no pain. Your parents and sister r waiting with open arms to be together once again . God Bless your family