Dorothy A. Merullo
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Dorothy A. Merullo
Wharton - Dorothy A. Merullo, age 88, passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at Saint Clare's Hospital in Denville. Born in Jersey City to the late Harry and Dorothy (Ryan) Peterson, Mrs. Merullo lived in Hamburg before moving to Wharton 15 years ago. She had been employed as an manager for the woman's department at the former Shelby's Store in Newton before her retirement. She is survived by her daughter, Deborah "Calli" Ryan of Vernon; her grandson, Brody Ryan of Vernon; and her great grandchildren, Sky Celeste and Maeve Noel. Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at the Pinkel Funeral Home, 31 Bank Street(Route 23), Sussex. Friends may pay their respects to the family prior to the service from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Private cremation services have been held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation in Dorothy Merullo's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be offered to the family at

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Published in The New Jersey Herald from Apr. 16 to Apr. 18, 2021.
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