Merrian L. Sherry, 68, Punxsutawney, passed away Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at UPMC Montefiore Hospital in Pittsburgh. She was born Jan. 23, 1943, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late John K. and Bernice L. (Shirey) Sherry. Miss Sherry worked for Loree Footwear starting in 1959. Later she was employed by National City Bank for 19 years and Marion Center Bank for 11 years. Her life revolved around her family and friends. She loved traveling and was a huge Pittsburgh Steelers fan. Surviving relatives include a brother, John P. Sherry of Cockeysville, Md., and a sister, Elva Yasolsky of Mesa, Ariz., a niece, Patricia Yasolsky, and three nephews, Stephen Yasolsky, Michael Yasolsky and John B. Sherry.