Dorothy Louise Merritt Salisbury-Dorothy Louise Merritt, 85, of Salisbury, died on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at her home. Born on February 25, 1932 in Exmore, VA, she was the daughter of the late Alice Beulah Kellam Spady whom she was very close to and loved very much and the late Ernest Earl Spady. Mrs. Merritt married her beloved husband Charles on September 27, 1947 and they were married for almost 69 years until Charles' death on July 19, 2016. She worked for many years as a Senior Nurses Aide at PGH while raising her family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother. She made the best scrambled eggs, brownies and birthday cakes according to her grandchildren. Dorothy is survived by her son, Charles L. Merritt, Jr.; her daughter, Linda S. Andrews and her husband Raymond; a grandson, Charles Raymond Andrews, Jr.; great-granddaughter, Heather Renee Andrews and her fiancé Ryan Whetzel; great-grandson, Josh S. Andrews; great-great grandson, Ryan F. Whetzel, Jr.; sister, Beatrice Culver and her husband Sam and several nieces and nephews. Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband, Charles L. Merritt, Sr., four brothers, Jack, Frank and Bill Kellam and Robert Spady; and a sister, Betty Isdell. A Graveside Service will be held on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 11:00 am at Springhill Memory Gardens in Hebron. Rev. Joel Beiler will officiate. Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804. To send condolences to the family, please visit www.hollowayfh.com .
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