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Troy A. Merrill (1984-2019)

Troy A. Merrill

NEW SHARON - Troy A. Merrill, 34, passed away unexpectedly on March 16, 2019 at Maine General Medical Center in Augusta, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on June 4, 1984, in Waterville, the son of Deanna Kelley of New Sharon.

He was educated in the schools of Skowhegan, and graduated from Skowhegan High School in the class of 2003. Troy was employed by Knowles Construction Inc., until his injury in 2006.

He was a member of the Skowhegan-Madison Elks Lodge #2531. Troy enjoyed hunting, playing poker, and spending time with his dogs, Missy and Sam.

Troy is survived by his mother, Deanna Kelley and partner Larry Palmer of New Sharon; two sisters, Nerissa Merrill of Pittsfield, Sonja Merrill and husband Kenneth of Anson; brother, Brandon and wife, Mary Giles and daughter of Florida; step brother David Palmer of Newfield, two step sisters, Chelsea Palmer of Florida and Louise Goeman of Norridgewock; two god-children, Landyn Doyle and Brooklyn Giles; special cousin, Chelsea and partner Brad and son Jaxon. Troy also had three close friends that were always there for him; Bruce Curtis, Scott Crosby, and Derrick Farmer.

He was predeceased by his grandmother, Ester Merrill; best friend, Shane Doyle; father, George Roscoe; and his dog from high school, Missy.

Donations in Troy’s memory may be made to the Skowhegan-Madison Elks Lodge, 21 Silver Street, Skowhegan, ME 04976.

A Celebration of Life and spring burial will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 488 Farmington Falls Rd., Farmington, ME 04938.

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  1. Rest in peace my friend. You will be missed. Love to all who share this loss.

  2. Rest In Peace Troy but know you are Loved and will always be Loved and Missed by so many!!
    Till We Meet Again ,
    Mr. & Mrs.Rodney LaCoix

  3. I will never forget all of the memories that we shared over the years you was a big part of my life. Always there for me know matter what weather it was to come pick me up for the weekend or taken me in when know one else cared. You always helped anyone that you could. I'm gonna miss you I already do we all do you was a big part of everyones heart I love you brother till we meet again. Rest In Piece