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May 20, 2013

Eleanor J. Merritt

LOCKPORT — Eleanor J. Merritt (nee VanDuzee), May 19, 2013, age 84. Beloved wife of Guy Merritt; loving mother of Pam (Bernie) Marin, Dan Merritt, Jeanne Rutty, Brian (Chris) Merritt and Jeffrey (Laura) Merritt; dear grandmother of Danny Merritt, Amy Rutty, Deirdre (Dave) Bratt, Erica Rutty, Denise (Kirk) Sherwood and Jason (Melissa) Rutty; great-grandmother of Mason Merritt, Dillan and Kalyn Reabold, Hailey and Carter Bratt, Devon and Madison Lundy, Anthony Rutty, Jordan and Kolton Sherwood, Abigail and Leah Rutty; dearest sister of Connie Watson and Wendell VanDuzee.

Eleanor donated her body to UB Medical School. Her family will be holding a memorial service on Friday, May 24, 2013, at 11:00 AM at the Pendleton Center United Methodist Church, 6864 Campbell Blvd., North Tonawanda. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Eleanor's name may be made to the Buffalo General Hospital Vascular Center, the Pendleton Center United Methodist Church, or a charity of choice.

Visit www.lockportjournal.com/obituaries for online guest register.

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