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Godfrey "Jim" Merritt

Obituary for Godfrey "Jim" Merritt

October 14, 1935 - February 25, 2018
New Britain, Connecticut | Age 82

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Godfrey "Jim" Merritt, 82, was called to eternal life on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at the Jerome Home in New Britain. Born on October 14, 1935 he was the son of the late Charles J. & Thelma (Vincent) Merritt. He was a longtime area resident and prior to retirement was a painter with area painting companies and independently. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Marie Louise "Mimi" Merritt in 2016. Left to honor and cherish his memory, are his children Mark Merritt and Laurie Vigil, both of Colorado, a brother Harry Merritt of New Britain, and a nephew Francois "Fa" Merritt of Newington. All services are private and under the direction of Duksa Family Funeral Homes at Newington Memorial.

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