was born at Phillips, Franklin, Maine, on 24 August 1913. He was the son of Ashley John Wing
and Rosie Lillian Dill
. He married Loretta Jane Brackett Whitney
at Livermore Falls, Androscoggin, Maine, on 23 April 1955. Merton was divorced from Loretta Jane Brackett Whitney
at adultery, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, on 2 November 1972. He married Mary Jane Calden Goldsmith
at Phillips, Franklin, Maine, on 20 October 1974. He died at cardio-renal failure, Waterville, Kennebec, Maine, on 16 December 1979. His body was interred on 19 December 1979 at Phillips, Franklin, Maine, at Evergreen Cemetery.