Joyce Anita Merry
Kill Devil Hills - Joyce
Anita Merry, 89 passed away of natural causes at her home in Kill Devil Hills, NC.
Wednesday July 5, 2017. Her great-niece
and niece were by her side. Joyce was the daughter of the late Edward and Myrna
Merry. She was also predeceased by two brothers and a sister. She was born in Bismarck, North Dakota
but lived most of her life in Williamsville,
Joyce was passionate about
dogs and she loved outdoor living- especially fishing at the family cottage in Canada. Professionally, Joyce held a masters degree which
eventually led her to a career with the Girl Scouts of America in Buffalo, NY. She served as director of the organization
for many years. Recently, Joyce relocated to Kill Devil Hills to be closer to
Local survivors of Joyce
include her great-niece Amy Gaca (Joseph) of Kill Devil Hills; her
niece, Merry Knowlton (Don) also of Kill Devil Hills and her great-nephew, Dr.
Scott Knowlton (Jackie) of Corolla, NC and Berlin, MD. Also surviving are many other extended family
members residing across the country.
The family's plans are pending
for a memorial service and committal ceremony at Forest
in Buffalo, New York.
Condolences may be expressed
via the on-line register at www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral
Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.