Christopher Merritt

Obituary of Christopher Graham Merritt

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Christopher G. Merritt, 40, died Tuesday at University Hospital. The cause of death was liver disease. 

Chris is survived by his mother Janice, his Aunt Kathy Petersen, uncle Bruce Petersen, and cousins Andrew, Sam and YinYin. 

Chris was born in Atlanta, Ga and moved to Summit NJ in 1992. He graduated from Seton Hall. 

Chris loved to cook, fantasy football, March madness, visits to Cape Cod, and his pet dogs over the years.

Chris had many friends that he kept close ties with and will be missed by all.

Private service for family and friends will be held at a later date. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the American Liver Foundation ( or the American Transplant Foundation (

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