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Longtime Morgantown mayor and legislator dies

By Ben Conley

The Dominion Post

Florence Merow
Florence Merow

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Florence Lombardi Merow, a longtime public servant in Morgantown and Monongalia County, died at her home on Saturday, Feb. 8, at age 91.

Merow served Morgantown as mayor and a city council member. She also served in the West Virginia House of Delegates and on the Monongalia County Commission. Also to her credit are terms as president of the West Virginia Municipal League, Chairman of the Region IV Planning and Development Council, president of the Mason-Dixon Festival (which would take her name) and vice president of the West Virginia Botanical Garden…

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