A Loss in the P4P Family – Floyd Merchant

Please join us in sending our sympathies to Beverly Merchant due to her recent loss.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to:
ASPCA
PO Box 96929
Washington, DC
20090-6929

Freedom House
3 Pavillion Road
Glen Gardner, NJ
08826.

Floyd S. Merchant

Floyd S. Merchant, age 80, of Clinton, NJ passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at home after a long illness.

He was born on December 3, 1932 in Woodcliff Lake, NJ.  He lived in Clinton, NJ for 32 years, moving from Pattenburg, NJ.

He was the son of the late Floyd S. and Marion Lunan Merchant.

He was the husband of Beverly Blumberg Merchant, celebrating 32 years of marriage.

He was a retired Sargent 1st Class in the US Army.  He served in the US Air Force, completing 2 hitches in the Air Force and was also in the National Guard.  He retired from the Army Reserve as a SFC.

Mr. Merchant graduated with 2 Bachelor’s Degrees; one from Ricker College in mathematics and one from Edison College in psychology.  At age 70, he completed his Master’s Degree in Neuropsychology from Saybrook University in San Francisco, CA.

He operated his own alarm installation service “Hunterdon Security”, installing security alarms in the Hunterdon County area.  Floyd was also an Electrical and Mechanical Engineer at Bell Labs in Whippany, NJ.  In the last 15 years, he worked as a security guard at Foster Wheeler in Perryville, NJ.

Survivors in addition to his wife include 2 sons; Daniel White and his wife Retha of Missouri and Arthur H. Merchant of Basking Ridge, NJ.  1 daughter; Susan Walsh. 1 step-son; Kenneth Stern and his wife Sandra of Sandy Hook, VA. 4 grandchildren; David Walsh, John White, Samantha Stern and Cassidy Stern.

Calling hours will be Tuesday, June 25, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9pm.  Funeral Service will be Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 10am.  All at Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home, 26 Main Street, Lebanon, NJ.  Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to ASPCA, PO Box 96929, Washington, DC, 20090-6929 or Freedom House, 3 Pavillion Road, Glen Gardner, NJ 08826.

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