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Joyce M. Merrill

June 17, 2018


Joyce M. Merrill, 81 of Greene, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on June 17, 2018. She was predeceased by her son, Michael Merrill and by granddaughter, Madelynn Beach. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Eugene F.Merrill; children, Eugene “Punk” Merrill, Christopher and Kathy Merrill, Penny Bub and Paul Dunn; 7 grandchildren, Tina and Gary Ferro, Lance and Jodee Merrill, John Garbade, Kyle Bub, Tara Bub and Danny Henninge, Haley and Jason Beach, Emily and Josh Bond 13 great grandchildren, Taylor Ferro, Page Merrill, Hunter Merrill, Alexis Merrill, Aiden Tobias, Ethan Ferro, Chloe Merrill, Machenzie Merrill, Camden Beach, Ella Beach,  Tristan Garbade, Charlie Beach,  Abel Bond and by a brother Harold “Bud” Brown.Saying goodbye to you is one of the hardest things we have ever had to do. You were the best Wife, Mother and Grandmother we could ever ask for and so much more. You were the matriarch of our family. Always so full of life and full of sass which we all loved about you the most. We will cherish all of the memories we have with you  like the squeaky rocking chair that you rocked us all in when we were little, singing Patsy Cline together, our trips to the beach, your awesome dance moves to who let the dogs out, baking your famous Christmas cookies  and so many more. You will always be forever in our hearts, we will always love you! Private services are under direction of Root Funeral Home, 23 North Chenango Street, Greene, New York 13778 and condolences may be sent to the family at www.rootfh.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chenango County, 21 Hayes Street, Norwich, New York 13815
 

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