Wilbur M. Merritt, lifelong resident of Holliston, MA, passed away on
March 28, 2010. He is the son of Maurice and Emma Carroll Merritt and
brother to Gordon, Robert and Arnold. He is survived by his wife Adele,
his children Marsha Shorthose, of Needham, MA, John Merritt of Natick, MA,
Grandchildren Andrea L. and Geoffrey M. Shorthose, of Needham, MA and his
brother Arnold Merritt, of Isleboro, ME.
He proudly and bravely served our country as a Naval Corpsman during World
War II in the Pacific Theater and during the Korean Conflict. He owned and
operated Merritt’s Floor Covering in Holliston for over 40 years before
retiring in 1992.
The service and internment are private and will be arranged by the
Chesmore Funeral Home in Holliston. The family requests that in lieu of
flowers, donations be made to the charity of the donor’s choice in