Obituary - Johannes (John) Helmut Merz
News has come to GenealogyCanada that Johannes (John) Helmut Merz died after suffering a stroke on November 10, 2005. He had been in recovery in a rehabilitation centre in Hamilton.
He passed away on March 24, 2006, and his funeral was held Wednesday, March 29th.
John published a number of books including:
My husband and I had a number of conversations with John, and his love of the subject came through very clear in that he was devoted to Hessian (German) research through the American Revolution. If you are studying Germans who accompanied Loyalists as they came to Canada from the United States, then his books are the ones to read.
Our sympathies go out to John's family, as well as to his many friends, supporters in the Loyalist community, and strangers who were touched by his warmth, charm, and insight.
John, you will be missed.
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