Josephine Merrithew

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Josephine Merrithew

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MERRITHEW, Josephine, 89, PRESQUE ISLE & PORT ORANGE, FL,  September 23, 2012. A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m., Friday, October 5, 2012, at Fairmount Cemetery in Presque Isle. Arrangements are in the care of Duncan-Graves Funeral Home, Presque Isle.

    PRESQUE ISLE & PORT ORANGE, FL – Josephine Merrithew, 89, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 23, 2012.
    Josephine was well known for her sense of humor. Her hobbies were reading books, traveling and volunteering at different clubs around Port Orange. She was a member of the Eastern Star, VFW Auxiliary, Elks Club, Halifax Hospital Auxiliary. She was a member of the first United Church of Port Orange and also loved to volunteer in the thrift store at the church. Josephine and her husband, Milton, who passed away in 1996, moved down to Port Orange in 1977 from Maine.
    She is predeceased by her loving husband, Milton, of 54 years; and one son, Robert Merrithew; and is survived by her two loving children: Jeanne Tolley of Daytona Beach and Jerry (Cindi) Merrithew of Orlando, FL; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    A funeral will be conducted on Thursday, September 27, 2012, at 4 p.m., at the chapel of Lohman Funeral Home Port Orange and visitation will also be on Thursday from 1-4 p.m. Burial will be in Maine next week.
    A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m., Friday, October 5, 2012, at Fairmount Cemetery in Presque Isle with the Rev. Ron Chaffee officiating. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to:  VITAS Innovative Hospice Care of Volusia/Flagler. Arrangements are in care of Duncan-Graves Funeral Home, 30 Church St., Presque Isle. Condolences may be at www.duncan-graves.com.