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December 28, 1958 — April 30, 2024

Cuba, NY

Louise E. MERRELL, 65, of Cuba, NY, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 in her home.  

Born December 28, 1958, in Cuba, she was the daughter of Roswell H. and Ethel Mae Sprague Gowdy.  On September 25, 1982, in Avon, she married George W. Merrell, who survives.  A graduate of Belmont Central School, she was a stay-at-home mother.  Her children and grandchildren were her world and she loved spending every minute she could with them.  Louise enjoyed walking and spending time outside, and loved roosters.  

Surviving besides her husband, George, are: three children, Sherri Ann Merrell of Cuba, George W. Merrell Jr. of Cuba, and Kerry Garrey of Bolivar; five grandchildren, Trinity, George, III “Chunk”,  Bailey, Carsyn, and Colton; a brother, Roswell (Amy) Gowdy, Jr. of Belmont; a sister, Ellen (Buddy) Merrell of Perry; nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her parents; a sister, Susan Gowdy; and a son-in-law, Nicholas Garrey.  

Friends may call at Riverside Assembly of God, 3218 Riverside Drive, Wellsville on Saturday, May 4, 2024 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM, with a Memorial Service following at 11:00 AM.  Rev. Rory Dudley will officiate.  

Burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery, Belmont.  Cremation was at OLNEY-FOUST Private Crematory.  

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at  

Arrangements are under the direction of Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Cremation, Crowell Chapel, 296 North Main Street, Wellsville, NY.  Online condolences may be expressed at   

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