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Sgt Melvin P Merritts, Jr
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Birth: Jun. 3, 1932
Death: Jul. 1, 2007

Melvin P. Merritts Jr., 75, died at Van Zandt VA Medical Center after a brief illness. He was born in Roaring Spring, son of Melvin P. and Clara B. Adams Merritts Sr. He married Betty I. Harr. Surviving are a son, Melvin L.; a daughter, Melissa L. Spade; two grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. He was preceded in death by his wife, who died July 19, 1996; his parents; a son, Mark Allen; and a sister, Delores M. Rinier. Melvin retired from Warnaco Sportswear as a packer with 34 years of service. He was a sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, where he was captured and held prisoner for 28 months. He was a member of VFW 7043 of Blain City, Pa. He enjoyed his rose garden and visiting his grandchildren.
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  Betty I Harr Merritts (1944 - 1996)*
  Mark Alvin Merritts (1971 - 1972)*
*Calculated relationship
Carson Valley Cemetery
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Kat
Record added: Jul 02, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20226681
Sgt Melvin P Merritts, Jr
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Sgt Melvin P Merritts, Jr
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Sgt Melvin P Merritts, Jr
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Prisoner of war during the Korea Conflict
- Kat
 Added: Jul. 2, 2007

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