Merritt – Gus Allan

Merritt – Gus Allan of St. Thomas passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 11th, 2014 at London Health Sciences Centre (Victoria Campus) in his 72nd year. Beloved husband and best friend of 48 years of Susanne (McMillin) Merritt and loved father of Victoria (Scott) Fellows, Nelson Merritt and Leigh-Anne Merritt (Timothy Fennema). Cherished grandpa of Avery Lizabeth Fennema. Dear brother of Patricia Bridge of St. Thomas, Nancy Powers (Lou) of RR#5 St. Thomas, and Cathy Meeuse (Bill) of RR#1 Union. Predeceased by his sister, Sheila Cohoe and his brother, Stephan Merritt. Gus was born in St. Thomas on November 6th, 1942, son of the late Nelson and Wilma (Townsend) Merritt. Gus was retired from the Railroad and Lyle Cook Automotive. He was an avid sports fan and played hockey for the Whalers.

Family will receive friends at the Canadian Southern Railway Station, 750 Talbot Street, St. Thomas on Friday, May 16th, 2014 from 1:00-4:00pm followed by a memorial service to celebrate Gus’ life at 4:00pm.  Cremation has taken place. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of choice. Condolences may be sent to

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