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Merrill Yonker

January 17, 1920 — December 10, 2015

Merrill Yonker

Little Orleans, Maryland

Merrill Asbury Yonker, age 95, of Bridgewater, N. J., and formerly of Little Orleans, Md., died on December 10, 2015, at the Arbor Glen Assisted Living, in Bridgewater.

Born January 17, 1920, in Little Orleans, he was the son of the late Riley H. and Lola C. (Giffin) Yonker.

He was a former member of the Piney Plains United Methodist Church, in Little Orleans.

He was a veteran of World War ll, having served in the Army Air Force; and he was a retired Flight Engineer from TWA.

Surviving is his niece, Winifred Robinson, of Middle River, Md.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by half-brothers, Grover, William, and Lee Yonker; and half-sisters, Winnie Robinson, Goldie Welch, and Maggie Creek.

Friends will be received at the Grove Funeral Home, 141 West Main Street, Hancock, Md., on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, from 12:00 noon until 1:00 p.m.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home, with Rev. Michael Bynum officiating. Interment will follow at the Norris Cemetery, in Little Orleans, Md.

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