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Gerard Merola

April 12, 1938 December 10, 2011
Gerard Merola
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Obituary for Gerard Merola

Gerard �Jerry� Merola, a resident of Highland Twp., formerly of Rochester and Troy, Michigan, passed away after a brave battle with cancer on December 10, 2011.

Survived by his beloved wife, Karen (nee Nelson); children, Alice (Marty) McLoughlin, Mark (Kim) Merola, Pamela (Steve) Myers, Ken (Deena) Schaffer, Kristin (Alan) Erickson, Kevin Schaffer; grandchildren, Connor and Payton McLoughlin, Matthew, Joseph, Lauren and Caroline Myers, Kara Erickson, the Wahl and Merola grandchildren, and Paige Nelson who enjoyed years of living with her Papa. His step-mother, Amelia Merola, siblings, Richard (Donna) Merola, Lucille (Ernie) Thomas, Christopher Merola, many extended family members, business associates and dear friends also survive.

Jerry was preceded in death by his daughter, Laura Wahl.

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Patrick Parish, 9086 Hutchins Street, White Lake, on Friday, December 16 at 11AM with Fr. Thomas L. Meagher officiating. Friends may visit at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty, Milford, Thursday 4-8PM. Rosary Thursday 7PM. Memorials encouraged to St. Jude Children�s Research Hospital. For more information please phone 248-684-6645.


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