West Henrietta: Dan passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on March 12, 2021 at age 57. He was predeceased by his father, Donald Merritt. He is survived by his loving wife of 9 years, Nancy P. (Steele) Merritt; children, Ashley Rose, A.J. Rose, Andrew Rose and Allissa Merritt; mother, Ronalee Merritt; brother, David (Katherine) Merritt; sister, Donna (David Wright) Merritt; nieces, nephews, a large loving extended family and many friends.
Dan had over a 3-decade career in the bread/bakery industry and was recognized as an award-winning leader, innovator, and experienced forecaster of market needs.
In his spare time, he was an avid golfer, bowler, fisherman and corn hole player.
His kind, fun-loving and generous spirit was evident in everything he did. Dan touched many lives and will be sorely missed by all who were fortunate enough to know him.
Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, March 18th from 3-7 PM at Miller Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., 3325 Winton Road South. Due to COVID-19 limitations, we ask that you sign up for a time spot for calling. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, March 19th at 10AM at St. Marianne Cope Parish at Guardian Angels Church, 2061 East Henrietta Road. Interment, St. Rose Cemetery, Lima, NY. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Wilmot Cancer Center, 300 E. River Road, PO Box 278996, Rochester, NY 14627 DONATE Online or the Scottsville Fire Department 385 Scottsville Mumford Rd, Scottsville, NY 14546 in his memory.