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Merwyn J. McMillan

October 21, 1927 ~ June 20, 2020 (age 92)

Obituary

Ballston Spa- Merwyn J. McMillan, 92, of Lewis Rd. died Saturday, June 20, 2020 in his home with his family at his side.

Born October 21, 1927 in Cobleskill, he was the son of William J. and Alice (Hayes) McMillan.

Merwyn married Lena Slater on February 26. 1946 and they lived in Cobleskill for many years before moving to Ballston Spa over thirty years ago.  While living there he was a member of the Ballston Spa Elks Lodge.  Merwyn retired from Williamsburg Transport after many years of driving truck.

In his leisure he enjoyed hunting, snowmobiling, camping, and bowling.  Most of all, Merwyn found pleasure spending time with his family.

Cherishing his memories are his wife, Lena (Slater) McMillan; two daughters:  Karyn Chevalier of Glenville and Gail (Joseph) Papa of Latham; four grandchildren: Patricia Wickham, Dawn Chiarello, Thor Haroldson, and Christopher Miers; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his siblings: June McMillan, Jeanne McMillan, Stanley McMillan, Roger McMillan, and Helen Guernsey.

A funeral service will be held at noon on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill where a period of visitation will be held from 11AM to noon, prior to the service.  Burial will follow in Cobleskill Rural Cemetery.  Face coverings and social distancing will be respected.

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice Foundation, 310 S. Manning Blvd., Albany, NY 12208.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
June 24, 2020

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home
171 Elm Street
Cobleskill, NY 12043

Funeral Service
Wednesday
June 24, 2020

12:00 PM
Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home
171 Elm Street
Cobleskill, NY 12043

Donations

Community Hospice Foundation
310 S. Manning Blvd., Albany NY 12208

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