Godfrey â€śJimâ€ť Merritt, 82, was called to eternal life on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, at the Jerome Home in New Britain. Born on Oct. 14, 1935, he was the son of the late Charles J. and 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 â€śMimiâ€ť 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 â€śFaâ€ť Merritt of Newington.
All services are private and under the direction of Duksa Family Funeral Homes at Newington Memorial. To share a memory or words of comfort with the Merritt family, please visit us online at www.duksa.net