Merilla Hamilton


Fort Wayne, Ind. — Merilla Hamilton, 89, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Fort Wayne, Ind.

Born in Lewiston, Merilla worked as a sales clerk with L.S. Ayres for 25 years. She was a long-time member of St. Henry’s Catholic Church and the VFW Post 10006.

Surviving are her daughter, Sharon (Gary) Hite of Fort Wayne, Ind.; two grandchildren, Angie (Greg) Trabel and Sandy (Ben) Schrock; and four great-grandchildren.

Merilla was predeceased by her husband, Robert Hamilton; parents, Ferdenand and Emelia Chasse; sisters, Janette Michaud, Rejane Assselin, Carmen Ricker and Theresa Henson; and brother, Robert Chasse.

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