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"Obituary - Merritt Matthew Comerford"
Name: Merritt Matthew Comerford
Birth date: December 10, 1914
Birth location: Pana Township, Christian County, Illinois.
Married: Dorothy Hanson
Death date: March 04, 1978
Death location: Pana Township, Christian County, Illinois.
Burial date: Unknown
Burial location: Rosemond Grove Cemetery, Rosamond, Christian County, Illinois.
Name of newspaper publication: probably the Pana News Palladium.
Newspaper location: probably in Pana, Christian County, Illinois.
Date published: March 4, 1978
"Transcript of the above obituary"
Title: Merritt M. Comerford, 63, Fatally Stricken Saturday.
Merritt M. Comerford, 63, of 103 South Walnut Street, Pana, was dead on arrival at 6:30 a.m., Saturday, Mar. 4, 1978, Pana Community Hospital. He had been under the care of a physician for a heart condition.
Mr. Comerford was born in Pana, Dec. 10, 1914, a son of the late Phillip and Rose Eck Comerford. He was married to Dorothy Hanson, Oct. 6, 1941, in Bowing Green, Mo. She survives.
Mr. Comerford was a retired farmer, veteran of World War II and was a member of the Christian County Farm Bureau.
Besides his wife he leaves 2 daughters, Mrs. William (Nancy) Drury of Sullivan and Mrs. Kevin (Debbie) Rentfro of Mode; a son, Merritt E. Comerford of Taylorville; a brother, Virgil, of Pana; 2 sisters, Mrs. Odessa Pfeiffer of Shelbyville and Mrs. Opal Eilers of Tiskilwa; and 3 grandchildren. Two brothers and 2 sisters preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held at __:30 p.m., Tuesday, Mar. 7, in the McCracken Funeral Home with Rev. Ralph Donaldson of Rosamond Community Presbyterian Church officiating.
Burial will be in Rosemond Grove Cemetery, Rosamond.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6:00 to 8:00 tonight, Monday.
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