GARDNER – Faith M. (Forrest) Merriam, 62, beloved mother, wife and friend to all who knew her, passed away at home with her family Sunday October 13, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Faith, who grew up in Winchendon, and spent most of her life in Gardner, was a longtime laundry aide at the Gardner Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, and cared deeply for the residents at the center.
She was a devoted mother of one child, Daniel, whom she raised successfully. She was also a loving wife of 24 years to her second husband, Thomas, and for 12 years to her first husband Phil.
Faith was well loved by all who knew her, and was known for her dry sense of humor and selfless devotion to others, having donated greatly to charitable causes later in life. Faith attended Cornerstone Church of the Assemblies of God in Winchendon. She leaves behind her son Daniel and husband Thomas.
Funeral services will be held Friday, October 25th at 11 A.M. in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon.
Calling hours in the funeral home are Thursday, October 24th from 5 to 7 P.M.