Zachary Henry Merdy

Sunrise: March 17, 2015

Sunset: September 12, 2022

Zachary was born on March 172015 in Brooklyn, New York. He attended New York Public School and would have attended the third grade this year.  Zackary loved video games, Sonic the Hedgehog and Football. He played football for the Silver Backs, and they won the championship in 2021! 

Zackary was a fabulous big brother to Lilliana and Oliver. Zack was very close to his 1st cousin, Kaceon and enjoyed many overnights and outing with his grandma, Basimah and Paw-Paw, Damir. Zackary loved his nana, Shirley Glover known as “the snack lady”. 

Zackary was at his best when he was with his Daddy (Derrick E. M. Merdy). He not only looked like his father, but he also had his mannerisms as well. The way he sat when he played his video games, the way he walked, that beautiful smile, and he was an artist too! Zachary lit up every room he entered with his bright smile and kind and gentle spirt. Little Zach loved his uncle Khalif and spent endless hours playing and talking to him.

Zachary was taken from us on September 12, 2022. He will truly be missed everyday by his Daddy, Derrick Merdy; uncle Khalif Slaughter; grandma and Paw-Paw, Basimah Merdy-Islam and Damir Islam; great grandma and Nana, Shirley Glover; auntie, Lisa Merdy; cousins: Mara and London Richardson; cousin, Kaceon; great grandparents, Mr. Henry Scott and Jackie Scott; and a host of cousins, family and beloved friends.

Sonic’s Biggest Fan

We love you Zachary Always.

Celebration of Life COME IN PERSON OR WATCH SERVICE ONLINE Monday, October 3, 2022 11:00 AM Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, Virginia Laid to Rest Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery Suffolk, Virginia

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    Bernice Loadholt says

    Condolences to the father and family of Zachary 🙏🏽🙏🏽 to family God has 3BEAUTIFUL LOVING ANGELS ZACHARY LILIANA AND OLIVER 🖤🖤🖤 you 3will always b in my prayers 😥😥😥🌹🌹🌹

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    Valerie E Garrett says

    My Heartfelt Condolences to the Merdy family praying for you Derrick and your family. Rest In peace Zachary .

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    Minister James Odom. Bethlehem Bapt Comm Church says

    Prayers are being offered for the family of Zachary. Earth Has No Sorrow That Heaven Cannot Heal.

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    Rev Paula Alexander, Pastor, Bethlehem Baptist Community Church says

    Shirley, know that your church family (Bethlehem Baptist Community Church, Holyoke MA ) is with you at this time. We pray to God that He will strengthen you in this hour.

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    Tamika Cherry says

    Praying for healing and sending my sympathy as well as my condolences for Zachary Merdy’s family.🙏🥰🙏🥰🙏🥰🙏

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    Tamika Cherry says

    Praying for healing sending out all my sympathy as well as my condolences for Zachary Merdy’s family.🙏🥰🙏🥰🙏🥰🙏

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