Sheila Tessier Merz, age 67, of Fredericktown, Ohio died September 23, 2018 at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. On January 26, 1951 she was born in Columbus, Ohio to the late Eleanore and Robert Tessier. Sheila is survived by her daughter, Melissa (Troy Peters) Merz; son, Ryan (Allison Stokes) Merz; granddaughters, Madison Peters and Zoey Merz; grandsons, Haiden Martin, Enzo Merz, Mike Fraganato and Joe Fraganato; sister, Sandra Tessier; nephew, Adam (Danielle) Holloway; and great-niece, Zelda Holloway. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Elizabeth Merz; parents, Eleanore and Robert Tessier; grandparents, Grace O’Brien Tessier and Calvin Tessier & Jeannette and Roy Sanford. Sheila worked more than 20 years at Discover Financial Services and was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She previously resided in Upper Arlington, Hilliard and at her death a resident of Fredericktown. Sheila’s ultimate proudest achievement was her children and they refer to her as “BEST MOM EVER!” She enjoyed cooking, playing the piano, spending time with her family and loved the OSU Buckeyes. Sheila was truly loved and will be deeply missed. Her family would like to extend a special thank you to the Staff on the Transplant Floor at The Ohio State University Medical Center. A gathering will take place from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at the Ohio Cremation & Memorial Society, 5464 N. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43214. Please leave the family an online condolence at www.OhioCremation.org.