Claire D. Merkle

August 5, 2016

Merkle, Claire Obituary
Claire D. Merkle, 78 of Lords Valley, PA and formerly of Bergenfield, NJ passed away August 5, 2016 at home. She was a retired Marketing Analyst for Marketing Information Systems, Fort Lee, NJ. Claire was very involved in many clubs in the Hemlock Farms Community and loved to travel. An erudite, active Grandmother to seven fabulous grandchildren, amazing culinary art skills, Foodie, who traveled to six of the seven continents and lived life to the fullest!

The daughter of the late Julius and Anna (Lawson) Stoffers, she was born July 9, 1938 in Jersey City, NJ.

Survivors include four children Scot Merkle of Prospect, KY, Tod Merkle of Thompson, PA, Drue Merkle of Cary, NC, Dale McCready of Hazet, NJ; seven grandchildren Kyle, Dawson, Montana, Helen, Hawthorne, Croix and Mason.

A memorial service will be held at the Church at Hemlock Farms, Lords Valley, PA on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 1 PM with Rev. Herb Jacobsen officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure (




August 10, 2016
1:00 p.m.

Memorial Service
Church at Hemlock Farms

1493 Hemlock Farms Road
Hawley, PA 18428
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