Rupert, VT-Merritt C. Morey, 76, of Rupert, passed away Monday, February 1, 2021 at his residence.
Born June 9, 1944 in Granville, he was the son of the late Merritt and Grace (Clark) Morey.
Merritt attended school in West Rupert and then Salem Washington Academy graduating in 1962. He grew up and worked on the family farm. Then went on to work for Dorr Co. in Manchester for 36 years retiring in January of 2020.
Merritt loved serving his community by being a 56-year member of the Rupert Fire Dept. where he served as the 2nd Assistant Chief for 1 year and was a Trustee for many years. He was a member of the Rupert Congregational Church and a 4-H Leader as well as a member of the Farm Bureau.
Merritt is survived by his children, Keith (Lori) Morey of Rupert, Glenn (Chris) Morey of West Rupert and Ellen Crawford of Arlington; a sister, Adeline (Jerry) Lathrop of East Greenwich; grandchildren, Amy Morey, John Morey, Justin Morey, Samantha Morey, Makayla Barton, Grace Morey, Charlie Crawford and Carolyn Crawford; a great grandson, Bentley Barton and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a sister, Della Cassidy.
Calling hours are from 4-7 pm Friday, February 12, 2021 at the McClellan-Gariepy Funeral Home, 19 East Broadway, Salem.
Interment will be in the Rupert Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions in memory of Merritt may be made to the Rupert Fire Dept., P.O. Box 68, West Rupert, VT 05776.
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Rupert Vol. Fire Co.
P.O. Box 68, West Rupert VT 05776