Brenda L. (Merrill) Wallerstein, 61, of Gardner, died peacefully Sunday, December 25, 2022, in her daughter’s residence, surrounded by her family.
Born in Marlborough on August 29, 1961, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Philomena (Foti) Merrill and received an education through Hudson Public Schools.
Brenda was a homemaker who was an excellent cook and liked to keep a neat house. Her greatest joy in life was her family, treasuring all the special moments they had spent together.
Brenda is survived by her daughter, Joanne Melvin, and her significant other Dion Cline of Gardner; five grandchildren, Kiana, Derek Jr., Olivia, Charley, and Kyrie; seven siblings, many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was predeceased by her husband, Brian Wallerstein, and her son Derek Melvin.
A Celebration of Life will be announced and held at a later date.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Alyssa’s Place, 297 Central Street, Gardner, MA 01440. Please reference in memory of Brenda L. Wallerstein.