OBITUARY: Christine E. (Hiitt) Merry, 64

BEVERLY, MA — Christine E. (Hiitt) Merry, formerly a longtime resident of Wilmington and Reading, died October 14, 2018 at the Beverly Hospital after being a resident at Blueberry Hill Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Beverly for the past seven years. She was 64 years of age. Christine was born in Melrose, Massachusetts on February 17, 1954 the daughter of the late Arthur C. and Janetta G. (Boyd) Hiitt.

Christine was a graduate of Reading Memorial High School class of 1972. She loved arts and crafts and was an avid bingo player. She was a member and past president of the Blueberry Hill Resident’s Council. She enjoyed being active at Blueberry Hill coordinating events and social activities for the residents.

Christine was the beloved wife of the late John R. Merry. Devoted mother of Christopher J. Merry and his wife Jennifer of Somerville. Cherished sister of Candace Beaulieu and her husband David of Groton and loving aunt of Devin Beaulieu and his fiancée Courtney.

A funeral service celebrating her life will be held on Saturday. October 20 at 11:00AM at the Douglass, Edgerley and Bessom Funeral Home 25 Sanborn St. (corner of Woburn St.) Reading. Burial will follow at Wildwood Cemetery in Wilmington. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 10:00-11:00AM.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Christine’s memory to the Resident’s Council c/o Blueberry Hill Rehabilitation & Health Care Center 75 Brimbal Ave. Beverly, MA 01915.

(NOTE: The above obituary is from Douglass, Edgerly & Bessom Funeral Home.)

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