Obituary of Sally G Merwin
Sally G. Merwin, 83, of Westfield, NY passed away on Friday morning, April 23, 2021 at her home with her family at her side.
She was born in Jamestown, NY on December 15, 1937, the daughter of the late Robert F. and Sue (Harkness) Grosser.
Sally was a graduate of Randolph Central High School, “Class of 1955”. She went onto SUNY Fredonia earning a Bachelors Degree and Masters Degree in Music Education. Sally was employed by the Westfield Academy and Central School in Westfield as an elementary music teacher. She also was the co-owner of the Credit Bureau of Dunkirk & Locator Associates. She founded and directed the Westfield Community Chorus, for more than forty years. Sally and her husband Ronald with their daughter, Michele sang with the Chautauqua Choir at the Chautauqua Institute, Sally and Ron for more than fifty years. She also belonged to the Barberettes, a Barbershop Quartet.
Survivors include a daughter, Michele A. (Marty Lathrop) Merwin of Dunkirk; a son, John (Lisa Saxton) Merwin; a granddaughter, Olivia (Steven McCool) Merwin; a great grandson, Kaiden J. McCool.
In addition to her parents, Sally was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Merwin and a brother, Robert Grosser.
Friends may call at the Mason Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St Westfield on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 from 5-7 PM. Where a Memorial Service will be held at 7 PM.
The family suggests memorial contributions in Sally’s honor to the Westfield Emergency Squad, 20 Clinton St. Westfield, NY 14787, Hospice Chautauqua County, 20 Fairmount Ave. Lakewood, NY 14750 or Jamestown Harmony Express, PO Box Z Chautauqua, NY 14722.
A special thank you to Sally’s personal caregivers, Cathy, Amanda, Marty and Trina. In addition to the outstanding care she received from Chautauqua Hospice.
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