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Sep. 21, 1924 - Oct. 4, 2013
Manuel "Jay" Meritzer, 89, a resident of Rotonda West for 25 years, formerly of Pittsburgh, PA, passed away at his home on Oct. 4th. He is survived by Anne, his wife of 64 years, his son Richard, his daughter, Fran Jolly (Alton), and granddaughters, Tamara and Sarah.
Jay enjoyed his active years in Florida. He organized the annual Bunker Terrace Open, set up many summer reciprocals, and was maestro of a kazoo band. He loved his family and enjoyed fishing and bridge. Golf was his passion. Before retiring he was a successful businessman in Pittsburgh, PA. and was a veteran of WWII. He will be missed.
On Sunday, Oct. 6th, the family will have a private service to be followed by a celebration of his life at the Hills Golf and Country Club from 4:00 to 6:00 PM. Contributions may be made to
Published in Herald Tribune from Oct. 6 to Oct. 7, 2013