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David J. Merritt

January 11, 1951 - February 3, 2018

U.S. Veteran

Telephone Technician for Verizon


Service Date: February 8, 2018

In Lieu of Flowers: Please make donations in his memory to the American Heart Association 1 Union Street, #301 Robbinsville, NJ 08691.

Obituaries » David J. Merritt


David J. Merritt, age 67, passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at his home.

He was born in Orange, raised in Newark and he lived in Hopatcong before moving to Budd Lake in 1993.

David proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1971 until being honorably discharged in 1975.

He worked as a telephone technician for Verizon in Netcong for 36 years before retiring in 2006.

David was predeceased by his brother, Donald.

Survivors include his beloved wife, Joyce (nee-Maurer); his sisters: Patricia Devine and Elayne Lyons; by several nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his visitation on Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Cremation: Private.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association 1 Union Street, #301 Robbinsville, NJ 08691.