Margaret D. Merryman

January 28, 1926 - February 18, 2021

01/28/1926 - 02/18/2021

Margaret D. Merryman, 95, of Shadyside, Ohio, passed away peacefully on February 18, 2021. She was born on January 28, 1926 to the late Robert and Elizabeth (Conrad) Smith.
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> She was retired from the Shadyside Care Center as a LPN and was a member of the Benwood American Legion Post #46 Auxiliary. She was a winter resident of Venice, Fl. Margaret’s children, grandchildren and great grandchildren were her pride and joy. Dancing Grandma had a love for dancing. She was a Line Dance Instructor in Venice and Shadyside for over 30 years. She and her dancers performed all over the valley. They were known as The Young at Hearts. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Shadyside, OH.
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> She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Merryman, a daughter: Sue Ann Koch, and infant son: John, 5 brothers, 7 sisters, and 2 infant sisters.
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> Surviving are sons, Tom (Margie), Ken “Willie”, Tim (Sharon), Randy “Hot Dog” (Deanna) all of Shadyside, and Pat (Paul) of Sarasota, Fl. A daughter Amy (Tom) Lowe, of Shadyside, a son-in-law Doug Koch of Venice, Fl. 15 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Sisters: Ella Mae McGill, Patsy Taylor, and a brother: Mike Smith all of Benwood, numerous nieces and nephews.
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> The family would like to thank the staff at Shadyside Care Center for the loving care of their mom.
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> Arrangements by Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home will be at the convenience of the family. The family will celebrate Margaret’s life at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mead Township Park District, P.O. Box 74, Shadyside, OH 43947.
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> Please share your thoughts and prayers with Margaret’s family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com

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Dutch and Kathy Merryman
1 year ago

We were saddened to hear of Aunt Margaret’s passing. We extend our sincere condolences to all of Aunt Margaret’s children and their families. Aunt Margaret was a wonderful woman. She was always kind and welcoming whenever we visited. She will be greatly missed. May God bless Aunt Margaret and all of her family.

Kucera Family
1 year ago

To the Merryman Family: Our Sincere Condolences. I (Bobby) LOVED the videos posted on Facebook of how ACTIVE she was and seen it firsthand at the Care Center when I went down to visit my Mom. She was TRULY a SPECIAL and ENTERTAINING PERSON that I’m sure will be missed!!!!!

Joyce Trexel Swanger
1 year ago

My condolences to the Merryman family. I have great memories of working with Margaret at the Shadyside Care Center many years ago.

Teresa Ritchea
1 year ago

What a great life Margaret has had. She will be missed by many family and friends. So sorry for your loss, of a beautiful lady. RIP

Connie & Brian Breyer
1 year ago

Condolences for The Merryman Family

Marlene & Phil Jablonka
1 year ago

Our condolences to the Merryman family. Margaret was a very special lady who touched the lives of many people. She is dancing with the angels with my mom!

Jackie Kidder
1 year ago

To the Merryman family
Our condolences to the entire Merryman family. She was a beautiful person with so much love for her family. Prayers during this mournful time.
God Bless
Brent & Jackie Kidder

Jackie Kidder
1 year ago

To the Merryman family
My condolences to each one of you. She was quite a lady who was loved by all. Prayers for comfort during this mournful time.
Brent & Jackie Kidder

Martha Fielding
1 year ago

For the Merryman family. My sincere condolences. May she rest in peace.

Terry & Penny Emery Kennedy
1 year ago

So sorry, Tom & Family for your loss. Praying for comfort. God Bless you all. ❤️