Irene E. J. Merritt

Born: Tue., Jan. 15, 1946
Died: Tue., Dec. 25, 2018

Memorial Service

2:00 PM Fri., Jan. 04, 2019
Location: Miramichi Wesleyan Church

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Irene E. J. Merritt

    1946 – 2018

Irene Elizabeth Jane Merritt, wife of Robert Merritt of Miramichi passed away at her residence on December 25, 2018 at the age of 72.

Born in Deer Lake, Nfld., on January 15, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Jim and Mildred (Chislett) Bryant.  She was a Nursing Assistant and Military Medic.  She also worked at the Miramichi Senior Citizens Home on the Veterans wing.

Irene is survived by her husband Robert Merritt; one daughter: Tammy Lynn Breau (Danny) of Miramichi; one son Philip Merritt (April) of Blackville; four grandsons: Cole, Hunter, Alexander and Brandon.  She was predeceased by her parents, two sisters: Edna and Louise, three brothers: Philip, Jake and Beaton.

At Irene’s request, there was no visitation held at the funeral home. A memorial service was held at Miramichi Wesleyan Church, 52 Nelson St., Miramichi on Friday, January 4, 2019 at 2 pm with Rev. Gary Churchill officiating.  Interment will be held later in the spring.

As expression of sympathy, donations to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.  Arrangements were entrusted to Adams Funeral Home Ltd., 140 King St., Miramichi, telephone 773-3492 or messages of condolence may be sent online to    

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Shelly Williams & Steve Brown
   Posted Tue December 25, 2018
dear Bob and family: Please accept our deepest sympathy on the passing of Irene. Please know your family is in our thoughts and prayers. God bless.

   Posted Tue December 25, 2018
Robert I was so sad to read of Irene's passing. We worked together @ MSCH for years and did see each other now and then. We had many laughs and I enjoyed her Newfie stories and accent which she said she didn't have The last time I talked to her she said she wasn't feeling well but to hear she passed so young is difficult. My thoughts and prayers will be with you and your families

Lisa Morse
   Posted Tue December 25, 2018
To my Dearest Tammy, sending you and your family so much love at this sad time xx

Fred Blackmore and Kathy Wells
   Posted Wed December 26, 2018
Our sincere condolences. Irene was a lovely woman!.... Fred and Kathy

   Posted Wed December 26, 2018
To the Merritt family sorry for your loss

Elizabeth Addison
   Posted Wed December 26, 2018
Bob and family : sincere condolences , thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very sad time .God Bless !

Clyde and Loretta Bryant
   Posted Wed December 26, 2018
The Merritt family: Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this trying time.

David & Genevieve Ingersoll
   Posted Wed December 26, 2018
We are praying that you will feel the support of family and friends at this difficult time. Most of all we pray that the Lord will give you a special sense of peace and anticipation as you look to the future when you will be together in His presence.

Gordon and Wanda Green
   Posted Wed December 26, 2018
So sorry to hear of your loss. She was a great lady and will be missed by many.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Inez & Donnie Shupe
   Posted Thu December 27, 2018
Robert and family,
Donnie and I were saddened to hear of Irene's passing! She was a sweet lady and when we met it was like we had always been friends!!! Rejoice in knowing she is free from pain and resting in the arms of Jesus.

Barb and Tom Glauser
   Posted Thu December 27, 2018
Sending our love and heartfelt condolences to you, Robert and your family. We have such sweet memories of Irene and especially of her love for Beulah Camp. We will remember her sweet smile forever, her Newfy accent, her love for her Robert and her family. Praying that you will be comforted, knowing that she has a brand new heart and is singing and dancing before her Lord.

Terry & Laurene Nason
   Posted Thu December 27, 2018
Bob, sadden to learn if Irene's passing and yet thank our heavenly father she is no longer suffering. She & Mary maybe cooking up a GGC activity. God Bless as you & your family walk this part of the journey. Will keep all in prayer.

Connie Greene
   Posted Thu December 27, 2018
Dear Bob, Hal and I were saddened to hear of Irene's passing. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time.

Ivan & Ruth Cameron
   Posted Fri December 28, 2018
Robert and family, I write this with a heavy heart, Our sincere condolences on you loss of such a beautiful person from your lives. Always quick to laugh, to smile to encourage even on days when she wasn't feeling good. Farewell dear friend, you will be missed mightily! Robert and family, she loved and was so proud of you all. you are in our thoughts and prayers today and always! Ivan and Ruth

Lydia Bridgeo
   Posted Fri December 28, 2018
Sorry for your loss.

Maria Schofield
   Posted Fri December 28, 2018
Dear Robert, Tammy and Philip!!!... please accept our deepest condolences on the passing of sweet Irene!!!... you were such great neighbours!!!... sending our prayers and love!!!...
Maria and Ernie

Sheila Free
   Posted Fri December 28, 2018
Robert, I was sad to hear of Irene's passing. She was a very lovely woman, and much loved by us all at Miramichi Wesleyan. Sending my condolence to you and your family as I am not able to be there on Friday.

Sheila Sabine
   Posted Fri December 28, 2018
Dear Robert; I wish to express my sincere condolences to you on the death of your lovely wife, Irene. I will always remember the kindness and concern of you and Irene towards our family, at the time of my sister, Sharon's passing. May God grant you and your family strength and comfort to carry you through this sad time.

Verna and Chris Morrisey
   Posted Sat December 29, 2018
please accept our condolences on Irene’s passingand know that you and your family are in our thoughts at this sad time. May God bless you all!

Dawn Goodridge
   Posted Sun December 30, 2018
We are thinking of you all; praying for peace and comfort in the days ahead for you. Ed, Dawn & children (Ottawa)

Diana Dalton
   Posted Sun December 30, 2018
Robert and family - I am very sad to hear Irene has passed away. She was a lovely person and had such joy. I loved to hear her laugh as she often did. While I did not know you both well, I watched how much you and she enjoyed life especially at Beulah. I know you will miss her deeply and having just lost my mother, I know the sadness and grief you will experience. You have much to remember about Irene and her stoicism in her illness was unbelievable. She bore it with grace and did not let it stop her appreciation of life. This is a sad time and I hope you will come to a time when your memories will bear less pain at the loss and give you time to live as she would have wanted you to do.

Dave & Mary Jane Wilkins
   Posted Wed January 02, 2019
Bob, we are very sorry for your loss. Irene was such a lovely person. Our thoughts, prayers and sympathy are with you and your family.
Take care.

Tammie (Ripley) Turner
   Posted Thu January 03, 2019
My deeps sympathies with hearing of the loss of Irene. She was truly an awesome person and will be missed greatly. I have many found memories of her growing up as a girl guide leader. I wish I was closer to be able to attend her service. Please know that I am thinking of you and hugging you! Much love Tam

Gail Forrester
   Posted Fri January 04, 2019
We offer our deepest sympathies at this time, on behalf of mom (Marion Campbell) as well, may you be surrounded by family and friends to comfort you in the days ahead. (Toronto)

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