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Luis J. Merry

June 24, 1946 ~ February 12, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old
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Luis Merry Obituary

A gentle giant who was larger than life passed away on Monday night  February 12, 2024.  Luis was a loving father, brother who enjoyed the simplicity of watching the sunrise at Crane’s Beach while scratching his tickets.


He loved taking photos of nature and his family.  Luis sat in his chair reading Louis Lamour, listening to classic music or watching movies.  Luis was a great football player for Ipswich High School transferring to Thompson Academy in Boston where he excelled as both an offensive and defensive tackle.  He joined the Army which brought him to the Vietnam War.  Luis and his brothers were highly known in Ipswich for all their athleticism.  He was a bartender at the Amvets in Ipswich for many years and enjoyed being Santa when he was young for the children.


Luis leaves behind his two adult children:  Amanda and Marc Merry, his brothers:  Howard “Bucky” Merry and his wife Ellen, William Merry and his wife Linda, George  Merry and his wife Kim.  He is predeceased by his parents  Blanca and Howard Merry, and his two brothers  Russell Merry and Richard “Dick” Merry.  He was surrounded by numerous nephews and nieces and their children along with his faithful dog “Oldman Dozer”.


His service will be held Saturday  February 17, 2024  at   ll:00 A.M.  in the Morris Funeral Home  45 North Main Street, Ipswich with visitation following the service, relatives and friends are respectfully invited.  In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Luis’ name to:  Make-A-Wish Foundation for Children  MA and RI Region  133 Federal Street, 2nd. Floor   Boston, MA  02110  .  To send a letter of condolence to the Merry family please go to: .


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Memorial Service
February 17, 2024

11:00 AM
Morris Funeral Home
45 North Main Street
Ipswich, MA 01938

February 17, 2024

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Morris Funeral Home
45 North Main Street
Ipswich, MA 01938


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