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Mervyn Gordon Chrissley

March 29, 1961 - July 30, 2021

Peacefully with family by his side at Victoria Hospital, London, on Friday, July 30th, 2021, Merv Chrissley of Dorchester, passed away at the age of 60. Beloved husband of 19 years to Brenda. Loving father of Emily Chrissley (Kyle) of Victoria, BC and Breanne Cragg (David) of London. Adored grandpa of Jaxson, Cohen, and Cayleigh. Honourary grandpa of Ethan and Spencer. Merv will be sadly missed by his mother Mavis Chrissley, his sister Darlene, and his brother Timothy (Betty). Predeceased by his father Gordon Chrissley.

Cremation has taken place.

A memorial visitation will be conducted at Northview Funeral Chapel and Cremation Centre, 1490 Highbury Avenue North, London, on Thursday, August 5th, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Registration is required to attend the memorial visitation. Merv’s cremated remains will be interred at Sand Hill Cemetery in Battersea.

Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Merv are asked to consider the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada.

To leave an online condolence, register for the visitation, or make a donation, please click the links to the left of the obituary or click here to register.

*Please note: as per the directive of the Bereavement Authority of Ontario, attendance numbers will be limited. Please be aware that COVID-19 protocols remain in place which may preclude some from being able to attend and masks are mandatory.

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Dear Darlene, So very sorry for your loss. Sending you love and strength. Best, Debbie Fein-Goldbach

~ Debbie Fein-Goldbach

In memory of our friend Merv

~ Richard and Margaret Hulse

(Donated to Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada)

~ Wes Rhude

I still can't believe we won't see those laughing eyes & impish grin again. Sincerest condolences <3

~ Christina Bachmann

Our thoughts are with you Brenda and your family.

~ Annette Beecroft

Love and prayers Brenda. He'll always be with us with so many good memories. Maxine, Wayne and Josh

~ Wayne Kentner

Merv was a life well lived. Keeping Brenda and his children in my prayers. A privilege knowing him.

~ Belinda Keating-McLeod

From The Ravens and Tanguays

~ Lauretta Raven

Sincere condolences. Where there is deep grief, there is great love. Love from the Murray family

~ Linda Murray

Heartfelt condolences to the family.

~ Rae McKenna

We are so sorry for your loss. Merv was a wonderful guy!

~ Nicole & Ryan Weitzel

Deepest sympathy Brenda, Emily, Breanne and family, we honour Merv’s memory. Love Lori, Rick, Brett

~ Lori Binsell

(Donated to Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada)

~ Judy Oehm

We cherish the memories. Your had a zest for life and determination to live it to the fullest.

~ Erla Love and Family

Please accept my deepest condolences. Merv was amazing to work with. He will be remembered always.

~ Shelley Balderston

Sending condolences. You are in our prayers. Love Frankie, Laura, Sarah, Julia and Bailey

~ Frankie and Laura Furlan

My condolences on the passing of Merv. A special guy and will be missed

~ Karen Dunn

We sure are thinking of you and if there is anything i can do for you my friend, just ask

~ Lewis and Betty Clock

Our prayers and sympathies are with you and your family Brenda. Merv will be missed by many.

~ Steve and Suzanne Crosby

Sincere Condolences. (Dave's Friend)

~ Jon Wong

In memory of Merv, as he will always be remembered in our operating room and in our heart.

~ dalilah.fortin

Merv, kind, considerate, unique individual. Thinking of you and your family. God Bless.

~ Lisa Shaver

Our condolences to Brenda and family. Merv was a wonderful man and will be missed dearly.

~ Chris & Lyndsay Wonch

(Donated to Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada)

~ Don & Patti Adair

Our most sincere and loving sympathy to Brenda and family!

~ Ross & Ruth Ann Kentner

donated by Heather M, Fran, Dianne B, and Marga.

~ Marga Sym

We are so sorry for your loss.

~ Andy Gin

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Even though he lived so far away he always felt so close.

~ Wayne Hogan

When I first met Merv, I liked him: he talked a lot, but he was also engaging and loved to share funny stories. I enjoyed his stories and laughed with him. This was one of his gifts: he made you feel at ease and comfortable around him. One time he shared some of his M & M peanut candies with me - a simple gesture, but one that is meaningful once you knew how much he loved chocolate! I will miss Merv. David Kentner

~ David Kentner

Brenda and family. Please accept our sincerest condolences during this terribly difficult time. Merv was a wonderful, fun, loving man and will be missed by so many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Xoxo

~ Tracey Skelton

So sorry to hear about Merv - he was a great guy! Joan Daniel

~ Joan Daniel

My thoughts and prayers are with Brenda and the rest of the family. I knew Merv as a colleague and a friend...He will be so missed by all that knew him.

~ Mary Caldwell

Mike and I are deeply sorry to hear of Merv's passing. We would like to send our deepest sympathy to Brenda and all of his family and friends who treasured Merv so much. What a fun loving guy he was. RIP Merv. Xoxo

~ Jayne and Mike Clark

Please accept our sincere condolences. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Nikki and Joe

~ Nikki and Joe

Brenda, I am so very sorry for your loss. I met Merv once at Memorial Park and I adored him right away. So much fun to be around, a great sense of humour, kind and gentle. I was fortunate to have met him. My sincere condolences to you, Emily, Breanne and both of your families. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ❤️

~ Jo Playter

Mike and I send our deepest sympathies to Brenda, Merv’s daughter and his extended family. Merv’s presence was very much felt in our lives. Although we did not know him real well, his caring presence spilled over to our significant family members and we are forever grateful. What a wonderful legacy he left behind. A great humanitarian- someone to look up to and aspire to be. May you fly high Merv- and continue to live your dream.

~ Bonnie Martin

A life taken too soon, RIP Merv. My condolances to the family.

~ Marga Sym

Brenda and family. Merv will be missed by many. He had such a great personality and touched so many lives in such positive ways. Our condolences to all the loved ones. Kim & Dave

~ Kim Vegso

To a member of the OR team, who always made work enjoyable and better. Rest in Peace, Merv, but live on everlasting through the wonderful memories of you, to your loved ones and friends. Adieu, my friend & God Bless. Judy Oehm

~ Judy Oehm

Sorry to hear about Merv, thoughts and prayers for the family , hugs to you Brenda, Lisa and Ken Tupholme

~ Ken Tupholme

My condolences to Merv's family. I worked with Merv for many years at Vic. Always a smile and kind word, so soft spoken....many times I had to strain to hear what he was telling! A wonderful nurse and person, a pleasure to know! Rest in peace Merv you will be missed. Mary Anne Paterson

~ Mary Anne Paterson

Condolences to Aunt Mavis, Darlene, Tim, Brenda and family. We were saddened to hear of Mervyn’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love Wes and Angie Rhude

~ Wes Rhude

I was so fortunate to have such amazing conversations with him when our families met up. He was such a great person. I am so devastated by his passing. My genuine love to you Brenda and to your family. I think my fondest memory was at a party to celebrate his brother in law, someone fell outside. Merv immediately got up and went outside to support and help this person. A true caring and loving person all the time. I was in awe of him at that moment.

~ Anik whyte

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