John "Jay" Merrick Obituary

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John "Jay" Merrick

October 20, 1956 - July 11, 2014
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John "Jay" Merrick, 57, of Danbury, CT, formerly of Bethel, passed away on Friday, July 11, 2014 at Danbury Hospital after a brief illness. Jay was born in Danbury, a son of the late John and Harriett Mannion Merrick. He attended St. Mary's School in Bethel and was a 1974 graduate of Immaculate High School in Danbury. A member of Teamster's Local #677, Jay was associated with Mariano Brothers, LLC in Danbury for more than 28 years. An avid fisherman, NY Giants fan and outdoorsman, Jay was a devoted father to his twin sons. Survivors include his sons: Kyle Merrick and Shane Merrick, both of Bethel. His sisters: Kathy...
John "Jay" Merrick, 57, of Danbury, CT, formerly of Bethel, passed away on Friday, July 11, 2014 at Danbury Hospital after a brief illness.

Jay was born in Danbury, a son of the late John and Harriett Mannion Merrick. He attended St. Mary's School in Bethel and was a 1974 graduate of Immaculate High School in Danbury.

A member of Teamster's Local #677, Jay was associated with Mariano Brothers, LLC in Danbury for more than 28 years.

An avid fisherman, NY Giants fan and outdoorsman, Jay was a devoted father to his twin sons.

Survivors include his sons: Kyle Merrick and Shane Merrick, both of Bethel. His sisters: Kathy Merrick and Mary Merrick. Several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.

A Graveside Service will be conducted Tuesday at 11am at St. Mary's Cemetery, Bethel.

Friends will be received on Monday from 5pm to 8pm at the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main St., Danbury.

Contributions in Jay's memory made be made to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Danbury Hospital, c/o Western Connecticut Health Network Foundation, 24 Hospital Ave., Danbury, CT 06810 or to the Special Olympics Connecticut, Suite 1, 2666 State St., Hamden, CT 06517

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"So sorry to hear about Jay's passing. There were many a good (and wild) time spent with him, Tony Avampato, Mike Kohut, and Bob Wixted. I knew Jay from both..." Barbara Nielsen (Woodland Hills, CA)

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