Cover photo for Dorothy M. Merritt's Obituary
Dorothy M. Merritt Profile Photo
1935 Dorothy 2023

Dorothy M. Merritt

July 7, 1935 — August 30, 2023

Dorothy M. Merritt, 88, of Baltimore, passed away peacefully at Arcadia Assisted Living  surrounded by family on Wednesday, August 30, 2023. She was born in Baltimore to the late Albert and Florence Donnelly.  She enjoyed duckpin bowling, traveling and was very active with her grandchildren’s school and sporting events. She also played Mahjong every Monday with her girlfriends and was an avid Orioles fan. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 67 years, Donald B. Merritt Sr.; and brother, Albert M. Donnelly Jr.

Dorothy is survived by her loving children, Donald Merritt, Jr., Timothy (Pearl) Merritt, Donna Marsiglia (Jeff Rogers) and Amy (Donald) Ireland; nine cherished grandchildren- Kristin, Stacie, Timothy, Sarah, Ashley, Rachel, Adam, Brooke, and Abby; 10 beloved great-grandchildren- Holden, Lilly, Lynsea, Timothy, Rose, Hudson, Tatum, Natalie, Adalynn and Tilman; and her loving sister, Sharon Stielper (Leonard).
The family will receive visitors at Singleton Funeral & Cremation Services, P.A., 1 2nd Ave. SW (at Crain Hwy), on Wednesday, Sept. 13th, from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 PM. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Thursday, 12 PM, at Galilee Lutheran Church, 4652 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD 21122.  Interment to follow at Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the Chesapeake by visiting www.hospicechesapeake.org

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dorothy M. Merritt, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Singleton Funeral and Cremation Services PA

1 2nd Ave SW, Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visitation

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Singleton Funeral and Cremation Services PA

1 2nd Ave SW, Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Celebration of Life

Thursday, September 14, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 559

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree