- February 19, 2011
of Henry's Passing
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“Janet, I am so shocked and so sorry to hear about Buddy. He was one of a kind. Everyone loved him. Many years ago, Buddy and his friends were all...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Judy Driscoll
“My deepest sympathy go out to your family during this time of sorrow. This is a difficult time for all. Therefore, I'd like to share scripture that...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: J Nunnally
“Randy, you know how shocked we are and we share in the sense of loss. If you need anything or any advice, please give us a call.
3 of 14 | Posted by: Bill and Maureen Appel
I did not know Henry for very long but got to know him rather well. We would meet many mornings at 4 AM at the North Shore News docks to get...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Joe Stasio (Professor)
“Randy, I am deeply sorry for your sudden loss. Henrys' passion towards the library was amazing and something I won't forget.
5 of 14 | Posted by: Sean A. Maltais
“Dear Randy, Please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss. As a couple and as individuals, you and Henry have given so much to our town. I'm just...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Karen Rakinic
“Randy & Family
I am so sad to hear about Henry. He was the first smile and hello every day on my way to work. His words were always "be safe out...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Marie
All of our family send you our deepest condolences. We are so saddened by your loss.
Martha, Brian, Matt and Sally
8 of 14 | Posted by: The Clouse Family
“Randy, our deepest condolances. should there be anything we can do, please call. Norma & Bob Grande
9 of 14 | Posted by: Bob Grande
“Janet and family,
So many years ago, Buddy was one of those who kept his friends honest and grounded. He was that kind of friend to me on Adams...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Gary Boivin
We were shocked and saddened to learn of Henry's passing. We will always remember the great times that we all had in our neighborhood. Our...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Scott and JoAnne Ludwig
“Janet I am so sorry to hear of your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
12 of 14 | Posted by: Maureen Lawrence
Please accept my sincere sympathy on the loss of your brother. May God hold your family in the palms of his hands throughout this...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Liz Anderson
I am so sad to hear about Henry. For some moments in life there are no words.
14 of 14 | Posted by: Dina C
SAUGUS - Mr. Henry "Buddy" F. Merrifield, Jr., 60 years, died suddenly on Wednesday, February 16th at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital in Melrose.
Born in Melrose and raised in Saugus, he was the son of the late Henry and Helen (Shea) Merrifield. A lifelong resident of Saugus, he was serving his second term as a Town Meeting member for Precinct 3. He was also a member of the Saugus Democratic Town Committee, the Friends of Saugus Public Library and the Saugus Historical Society. He worked for several years as a cashier at the Riverside II convenience store in Lynn.
Mr. Merrifield was the devoted brother of Janet M. Merrifield of Saugus, loving companion of Randy-Sue Abber of Saugus for over 30 years, and cousin to Robert Blakeley and his family of Saugus.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Friends of the Saugus Public Library, 295 Central St., Saugus, MA 01906.
A graveside service will be held at Riverside Cemetery, 164 Winter St., Saugus on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Relatives & friends are invited to attend. Arrangements by the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS.