MERRILL, Violet Jean

Violet Jean Merrill, wife of the late Orlen W. Merrill, passed away at Lincourt Manor, St. Stephen, NB on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Born in Lynnfield, NB, a daughter of the late Orlen C. and Minnie A. (Weeks) Gullison. Survived by three daughters: Linda Voutt (John) of Dewolfe, NB, Carol LeClair of St. Stephen, NB, and Eileen Merrill (Steve McLay) of Dewolfe, NB; six grandchildren: Randy Voutt (Tiffani), Vicki Pittman (Russ), Kenny Voutt (Teresa), Timmy Anderson (Pam), Nate Anderson (Katrina Best), April Beach (David); many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Frances Voutt of Dewolfe, NB; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by grandsons Michael and Christopher Anderson, brothers Wilfred and Philip Gullison, sister Vera Perkins, son-in-law Allan LeClair. Funeral service was held at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB on Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 2 p.m. Visiting hours were held at the funeral home on Sunday from 12 – 2 p.m. For those who wish, remembrances to Charlotte County Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated. Condolences may be sent to the family online at