Merle Ross Black

July 4, 1937 - January 17, 2019

Of Hastings Ontario, in his 82nd year, passed away on January 17, 2019 at Pleasant Meadow Manor, Norwood Ontario.  Son of Grace and Harold Black.  Loving soul mate and best friend of Wendy Roddy.  Cherished father of Debbie Sheppard (Brian).  Predeceased by his son Christopher (July 4, 2000). Father to his adopted daughters Kim and Kristine.  Much loved grandfather to Jessica Mitchell (Dale), and Nicholas (Megan).  Great grandfather to Owen, Cole, Makynlee, and Maisie.  Will always be fondly remembered by the Roddy family.  Brother of Shirley, Sandra (Dalt), Robert (Debbie), Reg (JoAnne), and the late Morley. A private family funeral to be held at a later date.  Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.  Condolences received at

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