Obituary photo of Rita Merkley, Rochester-NY
In Loving Memory of

Rita Jean Merkley

1920 - 2020
Obituary photo of Rita Merkley, Rochester-NY
In Loving Memory of

Rita Jean Merkley

1920 - 2020

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Service:
Friday, February 21, 2020 at 6:00pm
New Comer Cremations & Funerals
2636 Ridgeway Ave
Rochester, NY  14626
585-453-9550
Interment:
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
New Comer - Westside Location (585-453-9550) is assisting the family
Passed peacefully February 12, 2020 at the age of 99 & seven months.

Predeceased by her husband, Ronald Merkley; sons, Donald Merkley & David Merkley; & five siblings; son in law, Salvatore Tantillo.

Survived by her children, Maureen Tantillo, Karl (Angela) Merkley, & Steven Merkley; grandchildren, Tracy (Michelle) Merkley, Christopher Grecco, Robert Merkley, & Eric Binn; sister in law Sheila Cashion; great-grandchildren, Kayla Speck, Maia Caruso, Skylar Merkley, Natalie Rector, Emma Binn, & Presley Binn; & many nieces, nephews, cousins, & friends.

Rita was born in Canada & was always proud of her homeland. She could see the silver lining in any situation. She had a big heart & a big smile, she was loving & caring to all she knew.

Services will be Friday February 21, 6pm at New Comer Cremations & Funerals, 2636 Ridgeway Avenue. Burial will be the following day at 10am at the Lake avenue entrance of Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please donate to Lollypop Farms in her honor.

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Service:
Friday, February 21, 2020 at 6:00pm
New Comer Cremations & Funerals
2636 Ridgeway Ave
Rochester, NY  14626
585-453-9550
Interment:
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
New Comer - Westside Location (585-453-9550) is assisting the family

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