Ron Merriman Funeral Notice

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Captain Ronald J. Merriman March 2, 1932 – February 2, 2021

It is with regret we advise of the passing of retired Captain Ronald James Merriman and former president of Local 626 (Scarborough Firefighters) passed at the age of 88.

Captain Merriman started with the Scarborough firefighters on January 18, 1960, and retired after 32 years of service on March 31, 1992, he also held the office of Scarborough Professional Fire Fighters Association President in 1971, 1972, and 1979. Ronald spent many tireless hours in his basement office at home, on the phone dealing with Local member issues and creating contract language that we enjoy today.

A private family service is being held today at; Dixon-Garland Funeral Home, 166 Main Street North Markham, ON L3P 1Y3


Our condolences go out to all of Retired President\Captain Ronald James Merriman’s, family, friends and co-workers.

Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends from all our Fire Fighter Retiree Groups.

In Solidarity, Retired Toronto Fire Fighters Association TPFFA – L-3888