Merritt, Mary Jane (Springstead), 87, wife of the late, Donald (2010), on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Born in Newark, Mrs. Merritt resided in Pompton Lakes for 6 years coming from Woodridge. She had been a homemaker. She is survived by two daughters, Carol Brautigan (husband, Walter) and Nancy Evers, both of Pompton Lakes, one son, Donald Merritt (wife, Maryann) of Stanhope, six grandchildren, Robert, Jennifer, Michael, Lindsay, Steven and Elizabeth and one great-granddaughter, RobynMary. Funeral Visitation Monday, 9:30-11:30 AM at Richards Funeral Home, Inc. 4 Newark-Pompton Turnpike, Riverdale. Funeral Service Monday 11:30 AM. Interment George Washington Cemetery, Paramus. In lieu of flowers, donations to Pompton Lakes-Riverdale First Aid Squad, 700 Ramapo Ave., Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442 would be appreciated.