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Thomas "Tom" Ralph Merkel

April 5, 1950 March 1, 2019
Thomas "Tom" Ralph Merkel
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Obituary for Thomas "Tom" Ralph Merkel

Cumberland, MD- Thomas “Tom” Ralph Merkel, 68, of Cumberland, MD, passed away Friday, March 1, 2019 at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center. 

Born April 5, 1950, in Cumberland, MD, Mr. Merkel was the son of the late Harry William Merkel and Margaret E (Butler) Merkel. He was also preceded in death by a brother: Harry William Merkel, Jr.; and his nephews: Jim Dawson; and Ernest F. Corbin, II.

Tom was a former employee at King’s Department Store as a department manager. He was a member of the Cumberland Outdoor Club and a social member of the American Legion Post #13.  

Tom is survived by his daughter: Amanda Dawn Merkel, Cumberland, MD; his brother: Darrell Merkel and wife Joan, Cayce, SC; his sisters: Barbara Corbin, Ellerslie, MD; Carol Dawson, Carpendale, WV; and Kay LaBonte, Green Spring, WV; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

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