Merl M. Starr

February 15, 1917 - August 14, 2008

02/15/1917 - 08/14/2008

Past Services

Sunday August 17, 2008
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, OH 43920
330-382-0600 | Directions
Monday August 18, 2008
Spring Grove Cemetery
Lisbon Street
East Liverpool, OH 43920
330-385-0990 | Directions
Monday August 18, 2008
11:00 am
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, OH 43920
330-382-0600 | Directions


Merl M. Starr
Age 91

Merl M. Starr, 91, formerly of Riverview Towers Apartments, passed away Thursday, August 14, 2008 at Nentwick Convalescent Center.

She was born in East Liverpool, OH on February 15, 1917, a daughter of the late Charles and Clara Monty Guinn.

Living her entire life in the area, Mrs. Starr retired from Hall China Company where she had worked as an accountant for 30 years. She graduated from East Liverpool High School in 1934, was a member of Older Americans, a charter member of East Liverpool High School Alumni Association and had attended the Ceramic Senior Center. Mrs. Starr had been a member of the First Baptist Church for 64 years and attended Oakland Free Methodist Church.

Her husband, Leslie W. Starr, whom she married October 22, 1939 died on March 16, 1986.

Two brother-in-laws, Harry Starr of Texas and Charles Starr of Cadiz, a sister-in-law, Fern McCoy of Aliquippa, PA, 2 nieces, Marilyn Boso and Mardene Boso, both of East Liverpool, OH and several other nieces and nephews survive her.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred M. Boso and a sister-in-law, Myrtle Thompson.

Services will be held on Monday, August 18, 2008 at 11:00 AM at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes with Pastor Robert Witherow of Oakland Free Methodist Church, officiating.

Burial will follow in Spring Grove Cemetery

The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home in Calcutta on Sunday, August 17, 2008 from 12:00 to 5:00 PM

Memorial contributions may be made to Oakland Free Methodist Church.

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