CORINNA – Merle E. Bryson, 80, died March 17, 2008, in Danforth. He was born Sept. 4, 1927, in Corinna, a son of Michael and Cecile (Whittaker) Bryson. He attended Corinna schools and had been employed at area dairy farms, until his early retirement due to failing health. He is survived by five sisters, Arlene Ireland of Dexter, Lurene Parker and Emilie Gould, both of Corinna, Shirley Brodeur of Millinocket and Audrey Gudroe of Fairfield. He was predeceased by two bro-thers, Allen and Owen Bryson; and a sister, Muriel Robinson. Private visitation will be held at the convenience of the family. A spring graveside funeral and committal service will be held at Corinna Village Cemetery. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal. Those who wish may sign an online register at