MERLINO Joseph L., Jr. “McGilly” of South Boston. April 19, 2013. Devoted father of Shannon L. Cunningham and Matthew J. Merlino and Stepfather of Joseph Brashears. Beloved son of Joseph Merlino, Sr. and Annette Yunghans, and her husband Emil Yunghans Cherished brother of Denise Merlino. Proud grandfather “Papa Joe” of Sunny, Anthony, and Vincent. Loving companion of Denise O’Leary. Also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Terribly missed by his furry best friend, Sammy. Avid Boston sports fan, and a true Bostonian. Visiting hours at The Casper Funeral Home, 187 Dorchester Street, SOUTH BOSTON Wednesday 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Followed by a Mass of Christian burial in St. Augustine Chapel (next to funeral home) Thursday at 10:00 A.M. Interment services private. In lieu of flowers a donation in memory of Joseph to the America Diabetes Assoc. or Animal Rescue League. For online guestbook www.casperfuneralservices.com
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Published in Boston Herald on Apr. 23, 2013