Claremont, NH: Guy R. Merrifield, 86, passed away at Valley Regional Hospital on January 24, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on September 12, 1933 in Newport, NH to the late George and Dorothy (Bressette) Merrifield. Guy grew up in Sunapee graduating from Sunapee High School with the class of 1951.
Guy served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War and also in the United States Navy. Guy worked for the Claremont School District for more than 25 years as a school bus mechanic and driver. Always a hard working man, in his retirement, he worked as a truck driver. He enjoyed snowmobiling and was an original member of the Shugah Valley Snowriders.
Surviving family include his loving wife of 62 years, Melba R. (Little) Merrifield of Claremont, daughters, Tammy Belletsky and her husband, Stephen Belletsky III of Unity, Tanya Holt and her husband, Steven of Acworth, sister, Linda Callum and her husband, James of Unity, grandchildren, Jenna Perez and her husband, Scott of Hartland, VT, Stephen Belletsky IV and his wife, Allison of Unity, Benjamin Holt of Acworth, and Joselynn Holt of Acworth, and great-grandchildren, Jilli Ouellette of Hartland, VT and Sophie D. Belletsky of Unity.
Memorial donations may be made to David's House, 461 Mt. Support Road, Lebanon, NH 03766.
Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday January 29, 2020 from 6 to 8 PM at Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home, 42 Main St., Newport, NH.
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