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Sandusky, OH 44870
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Betty Jane  Merrick

Betty Jane Merrick, 95, residing in Sandusky, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2016 at Stein Hospice Care Center after a brief illness.

Betty was born on October 26, 1920 in Sandusky, OH to the late Leroy and Leona (Schwanger) Morey.

Betty was employed at the former LaSalles Department Store in downtown Sandusky for many years before she began taking care of her family. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. In her spare time, she and her friends enjoyed their Lunch and Garden Clubs. She loved gardening, cooking, baking, bird watching and spending time with her family and friends.

Betty is survived by her daughter, Linda Weatherford of Boca Raton, FL; son, Larry J. (Laura) Merrick of Sandusky; grandchildren, Sarah Merrick, Teresa Thomlinson, Thomas Merrick and Tammy Weatherford; seven great-grandchildren and other relatives.

In addition to her parents, Betty is preceded in death by her husband, William F. Merrick in 2003 and her son, Lynn Merrick in 2010.

Friends may call on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 10:00 am until the time of the funeral service at 12 pm at Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1607 E Perkins Ave, Sandusky. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Sandusky.

Those wishing to contribute to Betty's memory may do so to St. Mary's Catholic Church, 429 Central Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870.

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