Merrill Charles Embick

Merrill Charles Embick, 95, passed away Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at ManorCare in Jersey Shore. He was formerly of the Jersey Shore area.

He was born in Williamsport on Sept. 29, 1917.

Merrill graduated from Mifflinburg High School and received a bachelor’s and law degree from the University of Pittsburgh. After retiring, he practiced law in the Williamsport area.

He was a retired attorney for the National Labor Relations Board.

Merrill was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of the American Legion.

He was predeceased by his first and second wives Mary “Mae” Elliot and Elizabeth A. Speese Seasholtz respectively; a stepdaughter, Zee Layne Merkel; and a stepson, Robert Seaholtz.

Merrill is survived by his son, William Embick (Linda) of Shelburne, Vt.; three stepdaughters, Donna Jane (John) Weakley of Mo., Glenda Kay (Louis) Myers and Therese Elizabeth “Terri” (Norm) Hager, both of Avis; two grandchildren and several stepgrandchildren.

Merrill’s Life Celebration will begin with a visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 7, 2013, at the Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home, Ltd., “A Life Celebration Home,” 1002 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore.

Services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2013, at the Trinity United Methodist Church, 1407 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore, with Pastor Helen Learn officiating.

Interment will be held at his family’s convenience in Mount Hope Cemetery, Penn Hills.

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