Galen E. Merritts Jr., 60, Cresson, passed away Saturday. He was born in Claysburg, son of the late Galen and Nancy (Mussleman) Merritts. Surviving are his wife, Theresa (Olsick) Merritts; two sons: Christian and Michael; and two sisters: Carol and Cindy. Friends will be received from 9 until the 11 a.m. memorial service Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage, with Pastor Tim Dietrich officiating. Committal will be private.