MERRITT, THEODORE (TED) MILFRED The death of Theodore (Ted) Milfred Merritt, 84 years, occurred at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital on March 1, 2004. Born in Maple Grove, NB, a son of Myrtle (Donally) Cornish and Eugene William Merritt. Ted was a Member of St. Paul's United Church. He was a Veteran of the Second World War. During his military career as an air frame mechanic and later after the war transferring to clerical, he served in such places as Brandon, ON; Bagotville, QC; and St. Thomas, ON. After retiring from the Military he graduated from Business College in Moncton. He worked at Levines Department Store, Capital Coop in Fredericton and later working as a civilian at Base Gagetown, retiring in 1984. For the last two years Ted resided at the DVA Veteran Unit. He enjoyed walking, current events discussions, socializing and his car. Theodore is survived by sisters, Gladys Flinn and Jean Hopper of Fredericton, Eva Thomas of Cross Creek, Leona (Dorcas) Hood of Fredericton and several nieces and nephews. Ted was predeceased by his parents, step-father, Cecil Cornish, and brothers, Irvine Cornish and Ian Cornish. Visitation will take place at York Funeral Home, Brookside Drive at Douglas Avenue, Fredericton North, on Tuesday from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 15 will hold a tribute service at 7 pm Tuesday. The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, March 3, 2004 at 2 pm from the York Funeral Home's T. Gordon MacLeod Memorial Chapel with Rev. David Fisher officiating. Interment will take place at a later date in the Hillcrest United Cemetery, Stanley, NB. Honourary Pallbearers for the service are: Vincent Merritt, Enis Merritt, Reid Merritt and Alvin Bartlett. For those who wish, remembrances to the Wheels for Vets (Mini Bus Fund) or Hillcrest United Cemetery would be appreciated by the family. Personal condolences may be offered via www.yorkfh.com.