Arnold Merkitch
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MERKITCH - Arnold, 83, of West Islip, entered into Eternal Life on September 5, 2020. Beloved husband of the late Diana. Devoted father of Dawn Coughlin and Glen Merkitch (Sandy). Adored grandfather of 6. Proud United States Air Force Veteran and retired firefighter from the FDNY. Family will receive friends at Claude R. Boyd-Spencer Funeral Home, 448 W. Main St., Babylon, Thursday, September 10, 2020, 2-4:30pm & 7-9:30pm. Interment with full military honors, 10am Friday, September 11, 2020, at Calverton National Cemetery.



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Published in Newsday on Sep. 9, 2020.
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Interment
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Calverton National Cemetery
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October 13, 2020
I came across this by accident, Diana. I am sorry for your loss. Always had a lot of laughs with you and Arnie at the fire shows. I said a prayer for you and your family. May Arnie Rest In Peace. Love, Elena
Elena Miranda
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September 11, 2020
I met Arnold when he moved into assisted living. Arnold always had a smile, a positive attitude and a great sense of humor. One day he and his buddy Phil greeted me with a song when I came into work! He was so proud of his family and spoke fondly of his wife Diana. I’m so glad I had the chance to know Arnold for a short time. May you Rest In Peace Arnold.
Patti Pelican
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