STARKSBORO — Lexa Lee Merrill, 82, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at her home in Bristol surrounded by her family following a long illness.
She was born on July 14, 1939, in Starksboro, the daughter of Thomas and Rachael (Paradee) Callan. She graduated from Bristol High School, class of 1957
She married the love of her life, Robert E. Merrill, on September 20, 1958. She is now reunited with Robert (Sonny) who passed away in 1992.
She was a member of Starksboro First Response for many years. She worked for Clifford Lumber, and the United States Post Office until retirement.
She enjoyed golfing with friends, spending time with family, going out to lunch and shopping with her closest friends. She enjoyed any time spent with family and friends. Crocheting and reading many books kept her busy as her health began to fail.
Lexa is survived by her three children, Bryan and wife Regina of Starksboro, Valerie and her husband Rick of Bristol, and Fabian of Starksboro; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a sister, Leah Booska and her husband Thomas Booska; a sister-in-law, Maryann Callan (predeceased by her brother, Lance Callan); many nieces and nephews; and a community of wonderful friends.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday, April 22, from 5 to 8 p.m., at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Bristol. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 23, at Starksboro Meeting House. Interment will be at Green Mount Cemetery in Starksboro at a later date. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Addison County Home Health and Hospice, Starksboro First Response or the Starksboro Meeting House.
To send online condolences to her family please visit www.brownmcclayfuneralhome.com.◊