Wayne Merritt, 78

Wayne Merritt of Seaford, passed away on Friday, June 7, 2019.

Wayne retired from the Seaford School District and the Delaware Army National Guard. He was a life member and past president of the Blades Fire Company where he was Fire Police emeritus. In retirement, he was also a breakfast cook at the VFW and the American Legion in Seaford.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Doris Holden Merritt; two sons, Lee Merritt (Anjel) and Lin Merritt (Mona); five grandchildren, Kyle, Tyler, Lindsey, Hannah and Becca; a brother, David Merritt; and two sisters, Paige Matthews and Carol Ann Gunper.

A fireman’s funeral was held on Wednesday, June 12, at the Blades Fire Hall. Burial was in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Blades Fire Company, 200 E. 5th St., Blades, DE 19973.

To leave condolences, visit www.cranstonfuneralhome.com.


2019-06-14T14:16:12-05:00 June 14th, 2019|OBITS, OBITS - SEAFORD|