Terrance Merrithew

Obituary of Terrance Merrithew

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Terrance Edward Merrithew of The Parish of Douglas, NB, on Sunday, February 6, 2011 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital, he was 53 years old. Born on November 18, 1957 in Fredericton, NB, he was the son of Carol (Jewett) Pond and the late Edward Merrithew. Terry’s favorite saying was “You don’t have to walk on water, just be nice to people”. He was an avid outdoorsman, who loved things of nature and all God’s creations; he also had a passion for his Gold Wing motorcycle and was known as “The Singing Biker”. In addition to his mother, step father, Maxwell Pond and wife of 31 years, Linda (Vroom) Merrithew; he is survived by the love of his life, his three daughters, Melody (Kyle), Krissy and Kattie (Josh); but there was one spark that ignited his heart like no other, it was a grandson named, Hunter; also survived by his mother-in-law, Alice Vroom; sisters, Ann (Robert) and Brenda (Anthony); brothers, Daniel, Mitchell (Dale) and Randy (Linda); step sisters, Lisa and Debbie (Sandy); sisters-in-law, Donna, Fern (Larry) and Mary (Myron); brother-in-law, Karl (Susan); several nieces and nephews; many close personal friends and the T.F.B. Besides his father, he was predeceased by his father-in-law, Charlie Vroom and step father, Keith Whittie. Visitation will take place at York Funeral Home, 302 Brookside Drive on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A Funeral Service will take place at Douglas Baptist Church on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 2 pm with Pastor Peter Moore officiating. A reception will follow. Honourary Pallbearers for the service will be Dave Waugh, Danny Currie, Steve Clowater, Bryan Spinney, Phillip Black and Kelly Waugh. Interment will take place in Dayton Cemetery at a later date. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the Chalmers Foundation … Palliative Care Unit or the charity of the donor’s choice. Personal condolences may be offered through www.yorkfh.com
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