June A. Merchant
RUMFORD -- June A. Merchant, 82, of Rt. 108 died on March 11, 2011 at Rumford Hospital following a brief illness, with her loving family at her side.
She was born in Dixfield on October 28, 1928, a daughter of Erroll and Emma (Kidder) Hodge.
June was educated in Dixfield schools and was a graduate of Dixfield High School Class of 1947.
She was employed for many years with Stowell-McGregor in Dixfield and later for Foster Manufacturing.
June was a member and past president of the Dixfield American Legion Auxillary and enjoyed her many trips with the senior citizens. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, playing golf and spending time with her family.
The family would like to offer a special thank you to Dr. Ledesma, the nursing staff and everyone at Rumford Hospital for the wonder care given to June.
Surviving are her husband of 63 years, Leland G. Merchant of Rumford; two children, Dennis G. Merchant and wife, Linda of Auburn, and Cheryl A. Myles and husband, Arty of Wilton; four grandchildren, Christopher McIntire, Carrie Elliott, Jason McIntire and Jonathan Merchant; three great-grandchildren, Landon McIntire, Jamie Elliott and Whitney McIntire; and a brother, William Hodge and wife, Barbara of Dixfield.
She was predeceased by her parents; and two sisters, Nadine Robbins and Pamela Willard.
Graveside services will be held at Greenwood Cemetery in Dixfield in the spring. If so desired, contributions in June’s memory may be made to Community Relations, Rumford Hospital, 420 Franklin St., Rumford, ME 04276.