Wellsville, NY - Mary E. Merry a former resident of Morgan Hill Road in Scio passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2011, at the Jones Memorial Hospital. She was born on November 28, 1928 in Wellsville to Leo and Miriam Byrnes Coyle. On July 16, 1958 she married Alfred Merry who predeceased her on July 30, 1984.
Mary graduated from Immaculate Conception School in Wellsville and from Wellsville High School in the class of 1946. She then attended the Westbrook Academy in Olean. Mary worked for Bausch and Lomb in Wellsville and later for Worthington Corp., Community Care of Western New York and then for Jan and Bev's as a home health aide. She enjoyed life and her grandchildren and was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Scio.
Survivors include: 4 sons, Alfred "Rick" (Isabelle) Merry of Rome, NY., Daniel Merry of Scio, Michael Merry of Wellsville and Thomas Merry of Wellsville; 7 grandchildren, Casey (Jerrica) Merry, Brian Merry, Brittney Merry, Phillip Merry, Danielle Merry, Kaylie Merry and Jessica Rix; a brother, Walter (Virginia) Coyle of Wellsville and a sister Margaret Evans of Wellsville; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by: her husband Alfred, a son Timothy, a daughter Nancy, a grandson Jeremy and her parents Leo and Miriam.
Friends are invited to call on Saturday, March 26, 2011, from 11 am to 1 pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville. Her Funeral Service will take place at 1:30 pm on Saturday at St. Joseph's Church in Scio with Deacon Frank Pasquale presiding. Burial will be in Knights Creek Cemetery and memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com