Glenn R. Merritt, Sr., 72, of New Haven, entered eternal rest on September 14, 2018. He was the widower of Ann L. Merritt.

Mr. Merritt was born in New Haven, CT on September 1, 1946, a son of the late Eli and Bernadine Merritt.

Prior to retiring, he was employed at Yale-New Haven Hospital for over 35 years as a Facilities Supervisor.

Glenn leaves to cherish loving memories, his children, Glenn R. (Kelly) Merritt, Jr., Randy E. (Felicia) Merritt and Jerrell A. Merritt; siblings, Michael Merritt and Alice Lee; 7 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was predeceased by siblings, Delores Taylor, Norma Keen, and Anthony, George and Kenny Merritt.

A celebration of Mr. Merritt’s life and legacy will be held Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. at St. Matthew’s UFWB Church, 400 Dixwell Ave., New Haven. Viewing will be held at the church from 8:00-9:00 a.m. Burial will be in Hamden Plains Cemetery.