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Merle Nason

March 27, 1943 ~ January 4, 2022 (age 78)


With heavy hearts the family of Merle H. Nason announces his passing which occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital after a lengthy illness, Tuesday January 4th, 2022. Born in Fredericton March 27 of 1943, he was the son of the late Hilyard and Leota (Tufts) Nason.

Merle worked as an Insurance Agent for many years, a member of LAN-SAN Crib Club for over 50 years; past member of Carlton Curling Club, Saint John Kiwanis and Housing Cooperatives.  He was a member of the Fundy Funeral Home Preplanning for many years.

Merle is survived by his loving and devoted wife Mary Lou (Pope) Nason; 3 sons Scott (Josie) Murray (Lisa) and Keith (Brenda); step-daughter Stacey McCaughan of Saint John; 11 grandchildren Ashley, Brock, Emma, Carter, Graham, Kiara, Dale, Connor, Mannix, Jozie and Kyle; great-granddaughter Georgie; brothers Guy (Anu) and Robin (Dianna); sister Joyce Titus (Clayton);  sister-in-law Janet; brother-in-law Robert Pope; nieces, nephews; special niece Erica Nason and many friends.  Along with his parents Merle was predeceased by his first wife and mother of his children, Carole L. (McLean) Nason in 1992; parents -in-law Prescott “Peck & Marion McLean and Marjorie & Howard Nott; brother Neil Nason; baby sister Ellen in 1945.

Arrangements are under the direction of Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road (646-2424) with visitation on Tuesday January 11th, 2022 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Memorial service to begin at 2:00 p.m. following visitation from Fundy Funeral Home Chapel. Due to public health regulations, proof of vaccinations are required and a government issued ID. Seating is limited please RSVP to 646-2424. For those unable to attend his service can be viewed by clicking on the following link Donations in Merle’s memory can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or to Bobby’s Hospice. To send a message of condolence please visit


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January 11, 2022

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Fundy Funeral Home
230 Westmorland Road
Saint John, NB E2J 2G3

Memorial Service
January 11, 2022

2:00 PM
Fundy Chapel


Heart & Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick
580 Main Street, Suite B210, Saint John NB E2K 1J5
Tel: 1-506-634-1620

Canadian Cancer Society - Saint John/Kings Unit
133 Prince William Street, Saint John NB E2L 3T5


Bobby's Hospice
385 Dufferin Row, Saint John NB E2M 2J9
Tel: 1-506-632-5593

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