Calling Hours:
Tuesday, November 30, 2021, 4:00-6:00pm
Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA

Mass of Christian Burial:
Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 10:30am
St. Michael Roman Catholic Church
85 H. High St., Greenville, PA
Rev. V. David Foradori, as celebrant

All in attendance of the mass will be required
to wear a mask.

Timothea J. “Tim” Merrill, age 76, of Hilltop Rd., W. Salem Twp., Greenville, passed away Friday morning, November 26, 2021 in her residence after a brief illness.

She was born in Pittsburgh, PA on March 23, 1945 to Charles L. and Jean A. (Huckestein) Ketterer. Tim was a 1963 graduate of Evans City High School and received her Nursing Degree in 1966 from Butler County School of Nursing. She was employed as an RN for forty-two years retiring from UPMC Greenville in 2010. Tim was a member of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, Greenville, where she had served as a greeter and an extra ordinary minister. Her interests included, reading, bicycling, making jewelry, knitting, the outdoors, traveling, supporting and attending her grandchildren's sporting events and spending time with family.

On October 15, 1966 she married Richard L. “Rick” Merrill, he passed away on August 19, 2012. She is survived by two daughters, Lara A. Smith and her husband William of Four Oaks, NC and Renee Merrill and her husband Russ of Greenville, a son, Dave Merrill and his wife Heather-Marie of Seven Valleys, PA, two sisters, Alice Green and her husband Dale of Evans City, PA and Virginia Bryant and her husband David of Austin, PA, four grandchildren, Dakota Smith, Adriana Peedin, Riley Merrill and Braden Merrill, a great-grandchild, Ryker Smith and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, 85 N. High St., Greenville, PA 16125.



  1. Sheryl Courtney Warren Sheryl Courtney Warren
    November 28, 2021    

    Dear Ones: I worked with your mom in critical care at the hospital. We were good friends and I loved her dearly. She did my stress tests. She was not just a wonderful nurse, she was a wonderful woman and friend. I learned a lot from her. I was just sick to my stomach when I read her obituary. It’s a horrible time of year to lose someone. I’m so sorry for her whole family. I know how much she loved her children. You have my deepest sympathy. Sincerely, Sheryl Courtney Warren.

  2. Cara-Beth Yancey Cara-Beth Yancey
    November 28, 2021    

    Dear ones,
    I met Mrs. Merrill two years ago on a family vacation in North Carolina. She very quickly became Grandma Tim and considered me one of her own. She was such a bright soul that could illuminate any room she was in. She shared so many heartfelt stories, and just filled my soul with so much happiness and love. Despite our time spent as friends she left an impact on my life that I will forever cherish. Sending all my love and prayers to the family during this tough time.

  3. Joseph L. & Anna Marie Fry Joseph L. & Anna Marie Fry
    November 28, 2021    

    Joe & I would like to give our DEEPEST SYMPATHIES to the complete family of Tim’s. We remember her well when we lived out on Hilltop Road. What a beautiful lady with a very sweet personality. May the beautiful memories that you shared with your mom, etc., be etched into your hearts forever. The heavens sure have gained a beautiful Angel today. Our thoughts & prayers are with the family.

    Joseph L. & Anna Marie Fry

  4. Jane Hogan Jane Hogan
    November 28, 2021    

    I worked with Tim for a number of years in icu. She was not only a good nurse, but a beautiful person whom I considered a friend. Even saw her in Ireland one year. What a surprise! My deepest sympathy for her loss. You will miss her everyday,but know she is with Her Lord
    Jane Hogan

  5. Nancy Russell Nancy Russell
    November 29, 2021    

    I worked with Tim when I first started working at Greenville. She was bright, liked everyone, and was great to work with

  6. Paula OKresik Paula OKresik
    November 30, 2021    

    Dear family, we worked together for several years and I realize what a loss this is for you. She often talked fondly of her family and loved you all.

  7. Cinda Ewing Cinda Ewing
    November 30, 2021    

    Dear family of Tim: I just finished watching the lovely picture tribute that was compiled of her life. The love you put into it’s making shows a measure of how much you miss her already! We worked together for lots of years in Cardiac Rehab and Stress Testing. She was so proud of her kids! May the happy memories that you made together, bring you comfort during this time of grief.

  8. Joel Nystrom MD Joel Nystrom MD
    December 2, 2021    

    I was sorry to learn of her passing. I worked with her in the hospital. She was a great nurse and a lovely person.

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