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Edmund G. Merlino

AGE: 99 • Hawthorne

Edmund G. Merlino, of Hawthorne, NJ formally of Toms River, passed away peacefully in the company of this family on Monday, February 13, 2017. Edmund was a soldier, husband, father, provider, gardener and dancer.

Born in Wood Ridge New Jersey, Edmund later moved with his family to Passaic. He served in WW II, Army Air Core as a staff sergeant. He married his beloved wife, Lenora in 1947 and raised three daughters in Wayne, NJ. Edmund was a small business owner in women's clothing manufacturing. Edmund was an active member of the Lion's Club of Riverdale and Wayne, NJ for many years.

Ed and Lee retired to Lions Head South in Brick, NJ in 1986. He was a member of the Men's Club, Golf Club and Choir. He and his wife performed in shows and events at LHS where they were known for their professional ballroom dancing.

Edmund is predeceased by his wife, Lenora and daughter Lori Ann. He is survived by his two daughters, Robin Merlino and Suzanne and her husband Paul Kozlowski; and his beloved grandchildren, Kristopher and Konner Kozlowski, and Madeline Barkley.

Visiting will be Friday 11:00am until 1:00pm at the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home 2482 Church Rd., Toms River. Funeral services will begin 1:00pm at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Ocean County Memorial Park. www.silvertonmemorial.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Feb. 16, 2017
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