Joanne Lou Merchberger - age: 70
(December 17, 1944 to November 07, 2015
Friends and family may call from 10:30am til noon on Friday, November 13, 2015 at the Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home, 13 Portland Road, Buxton (Bar Mills). A celebration of life will immediately follow at the funeral home and people are encouraged to wear bright colors. Pastor Ron Sargent will officiate. Committal will then follow at the Goodwins Mills Cemetery, Lyman.
For those wishing to make memorial contributions in Joanne’s honor Cancer Community Center, 778 Main Street, South Portland, Maine 04106-5447.
Joanne Lou Merchberger, long time resident of Dayton, peacefully lost her battle with cancer November 7, 2015 at her home. Born December 17, 1944, she was the daughter of Joseph Elton and Ethel Burtina (Dow) Mullett.
Joanne graduated with the Class of 1962 from Thornton Academy. She retired from Corning Costar after many years of service. She attended the Advent Christian Church of Goodwins Mills as a child.
She is survived by her children Michael Merchberger of Dayton, Karen (&Patrick) Petrin of Standish, John Merchberger formerly of Dayton, and Tracey (&Herb) Goulden of Arundel; her grandchildren Jessica (&Joe) Garneau, Joshua and Alyssa Farrar, Tyler and Andrew Goulden, Kathleen Prestridge, Jordan, Josiah, Bethany, and Benjamin Petrin; her four great grandchildren; her brothers Raymond Mullett, Alan (&Linda) Mullett, and Leroy Mullett as well as her mother.
She was predeceased by her father and sister-in-law Marjorie Mullett.