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Obituary: Arthur F. Merrick

Arthur F. Merrick

Arthur F. Merrick, 82, of Little River, SC, formerly of Sea Cliff, died Aug. 30, 2009 at Seacoast Medical Center. He was the son of the late Leo J. and Margaret Doxey Merrick. Mr. Merrick was a WWII Navy veteran and was a retired corrections officer with the Nassau County Sheriff’s Department.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia Gilhooly Merrick; loving daughters, Nancy (Patrick) Furlong of Glen Cove, and Patricia (Patrick) Turbitt of Lagrange, NY; grandchildren, Emily Furlong and Matthew Turbitt; nieces, Brenda, Margaret, Christina and Cathleen; nephews, James and John; sisters-in-law Pamela and Joy. Mr. Merrick was predeceased by brothers, John, James and his wife Dorothy and Doree; a sister, Loretta.

Memorials may be made to: St. Christopher Ottilie Childrens Services, #1 Alexander Pl., Glen Cove, NY 11542. The Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach served the family. Funeral services were held in Lee Funeral Home Chapel.