October 21, 1947 - June 8, 2017
B. Peter Merkley
Retired Ontario Provincial Police Officer
October 21, 1947- June 8, 2017
Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Fairview Manor, Almonte on Thursday, June 8, 2017. Beloved husband and best friend for 48 years to Karen (nee Johnson) Loving father to Edward (Ed) of Carleton Place, and Angie Kennedy-Merkley of Stittsville. Dear son of Madeline Morrison (formerly Merkley, nee Marcellus) and the late Carl G. Merkley and brother to Brenda Edwards-Merkley of Nepean. Proud Poppy to his 5 grandchildren. Memorial service to celebrate Peter’s life will be held at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, 62 Queen St., Chesterville on Thursday June 15, 2017 at 11:30 am. For those who wish to honor Peter’s memory, a donation to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.