Averill Park- John G. “Jack” Merriman, 81, of Terrace Drive died on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at his residence after a long illness. Born and raised in Albany, Jack was the son of the late John Merriman and Wanteta Corsica Genovesee and the devoted husband to Anna Foell Merriman. Jack was a graduate of Albany High School and Carpenters School. He had worked at various construction companies thru the carpenter’s union and prior to his retirement was an Equipment Manager at the Port of Albany. He had resided in East Greenbush for a time and in Averill Park for the past 47 years. He enjoyed Hunting, Fishing, Skeet Trap Shooting and camping at Speculator. Jack was a member of the 1st Bible Baptist Church in West Sand Lake and the Hendrick Hudson Fish & Game Club.
Jack was the father of the late John Michael and Lawrence Patrick Merriman.
Survivors in addition to his wife include his son Steven Shawn Merriman, his daughter Laurie Ann Merriman both of Averill Park, his sisters Frances “Cheech” Gullinese of West Albany and Grace Oakes of Nassau, his granddaughters Kate Ann Merriman and Samantha Rose Clark.
Relatives and friends are in invited and may call 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the Perry-Komdat Funeral Chapel 2691 NY 43 at Glass Lake Averill Park.
If desired donations in memory of John G. Merriman may be made to the Community Hospice, Gift Processing 310 S. Manning Blvd. Albany, NY 12208.
Visit www.perrykomdat.com for directions and a private guestbook.
November 7, 2019
Perry-Komdat Funeral Chapel
Averill Park, NY