To remove the stale service dependency as there may be more lingering peices, see Microsoft knowledge base article.
Note: This procedure modifies the Windows registry. Before making any registry modifications, ensure that you have a current and valid backup of the registry and the virtual machine
Additionally, verify whether LDAP communication is causing this issue and preventing the service from starting.
Update the permissions on the service account and restart the machine.
If you still face the issue, you may need to uninstall and reinstall SRM in both sites.
Did you ever get this figured out? I am facing the same issue.