Hunting 07

Merle Walter Brace

October 11, 1951 ~ October 14, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old
Obituary Image

Merle Brace Obituary

Merle Walter Brace, 72, of Medina, NY, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 14, 2023, at Rochester General Hospital.

Born on October 11, 1951, in Medina, NY, he was the son of the late Walter and Caroline L. (Ekerd) Brace. Merle worked as a bartender for the former 31 Club in Medina and for the ARC in Albion, NY. On July 7, 2010, he married the former Rita Stone and together they were raising two granddaughters, Dalilah and Bailee. In his spare time, he enjoyed camping and hunting.

Merle is survived by his wife of 13 years, Rita, two daughters, Veronica and Jennifer Gean, six grandchildren, three siblings, Dorothy Bush, Catherine Cruise, and Cheryl Brace, all of Pennsylvania. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends may attend a memorial service at 11:00 AM, on Friday, October 27, 2023, at the Grove United Methodist Church, 11004 W Center St, Medina, NY 14103. Burial will be private for the family.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St. Medina, NY 14103. Please light a candle or share a memory of Merle at:

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Merle Walter Brace, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Merle Walter Brace?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Merle's memory.


Memorial Service
October 27, 2023

11:00 AM
The Grove United Methodist Church
11004 W. Center St. Ext.
Medina, NY 14103


© 2023 Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility