Sylvia J. Merritts, 67, Altoona, passed away Friday at her home.
She was born in Altoona, a daughter of the late George and Geraldine (Yohn) Adams. On December 31, 1966 in Altoona at Calvary Baptist Church, she married Ronald M. Merritts, Sr. He preceded her in death on August 30, 2016.
She is survived by three sons: Louis C. Adams of Altoona, Ronald M. Jr. (Tammy) of Altoona, and David S. Merritts (Laura) of Alabama; nine grandchildren: Carol, Paula, and Andrews Adams, Mikki, Ronald, III, Jordan, David, Joshua, and Rachel Merritts; seven great grandchildren; four siblings: Betty, Charlotte, Iva, and Ron; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Sylvia was a graduate of Altoona High School. She attended Calvary Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
A private family service will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment at Blair Memorial Park, Bellwood.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 810 Ruskin Drive, Altoona, PA 16602.