Clare Husted Merritt, 95, of Venice, Fla., died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013. Clare was born Aug. 6, 1918, in Stamford, N.Y.
She was predeceased by her parents, Dora (Dorothy) and Charles Husted; her husband of 59 years, Harold; her sister, Millicent Schaffer; her brother, Robert Husted; and her son-in-law, Richard Wolf.
She is survived by her son Robert (Gillian) of New Fairfield, Conn., and her daughter, Carolyn Wolf of Venice, Fla.; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Clare was a longtime member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Venice, Fla.
Services: Memorial services will be at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m.
Contributions: Donations in Clare’s memory may be made to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 513 S. Nassau St., Venice FL 34285, or your favorite charity.