Charmaine R. Merrow, 1929-2019

Charmaine R. Merrow
Charmaine R. Merrow, 1929-2019. Photo provided

N. SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Charmaine Rosa Merrow, 90, passed away Monday, April 8, 2019 at her home in N. Springfield, Vt. She was born March 29, 1929 in Wallingford, Vt., the daughter of Pascal and Viola (Waldo) Falzo. She graduated from Mount Saint Joseph Academy in 1947.

She married Henry Cecil Merrow April 10, 1948. He predeceased her April 19, 1978. Charmaine worked as a telephone operator for America Tel & Tel in Manchester, Vt. from 1947 to 1952. In 1980 she graduated from New England School of Hair Design and worked as a hair stylist for four years. She later worked as an operator with Precision Security in Springfield, Vt. She was an avid reader and enjoyed playing cribbage and shuffleboard at the Springfield Senior Center.

She is survived by daughter Brenda Neronsky of North Springfield, son Mark Merrow of Alstead, N.H., brother Ronald Falzo of Springfield, six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband Henry, and by one daughter Jennifer Handy.

A funeral service was held at the Davis Memorial Chapel Friday, April 12, 2019. Reverend Jerry Kilyk officiated. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Springfield Senior Center, 139 Main Street, Springfield, VT 05156.

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