Mary Merrill

Obituary of Mary Jane Merrill

Mary Jane Merrill, age 86, of Collegeville, PA passed away on Monday December 20, 2021.

Mary was born in Oshkosh, NE on June 7, 1935, the daughter of the late Glenn E. Mong and Sara Jane (Little) Mong.  Mary grew up in Nebraska and graduated from the University of Nebraska with a BS in Physical Education.  While at the University of Nebraska, she met her husband, Tom.

After raising four children in Delaware, Mary worked as a kindergarten teacher, YWCA program planner, and dance instructor.  She also enjoyed traveling the US and Europe with her family.  Mary and Tom lived in Florida, Colorado and Maryland in retirement then moved to the Collegeville/Trappe, PA area in 2004.

Survivors include her three children Kimberly Merrill, Elizabeth Merrill (& Gil Marshall), and Patrick Merrill; three grandchildren, Sam Askin, JD Askin, and Charles T. Merrill (& Alyssa); daughter-in-law Jenny Merrill; and one great grandson Everett Grant Merrill.

Along with her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband Tom, sister Glenna and her son Charles E. Merrill.

Services and internment will be private




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