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Louis J. Merolli

May 2, 1939 ~ April 27, 2019 (age 79)
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Louis John 
Age 79, of Finleyville, PA passed over Jordan at 10:44am on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Beloved husband of Berta Adler Merolli. Loving father of Bernadette (James) Merolli-Palma and Teri (Craig) Merolli-Reiche; Dear step-father of Laura (John) Webster; Adoring grandfather of Angela, Adriana, and Alicia Palma, Sarah Reiche, Caitlin, Jack, and Julia Webster; Brother of Jean Levdansky; Uncle of Sharon (Richard) Palonis and Karen (Scott) Kelly. Preceded in death by his wife of 25 years, Patricia Ruffing Merolli; parents, Giovanni and Teresa Merolli; and sister, Mary Agnes Merolli. Louis was born in West Elizabeth. He was a longtime member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Finleyville. Louis was a gentle giant, steady soft, and kind. He brought joy to his friends and family just by walking into a room. He was dearly loved by his family, an excellent grandfather, and will be sorely missed more than he could ever know. Arrangements entrusted to the JOBE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, INC. (MONROEVILLE/PLUM CHAPEL) A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial at St. Francis of Assisi Church on Wednesday, May 1, at 10AM, 3609 Washington Ave, Finleyville, PA 15332, officiated by Father Gudewicz. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, 1140 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60607, or the St. Francis of Assisi Church. Interment of urn to follow at a later date. “I am the resurrection and the life." (John 11:25-26)

Donations may be made to:

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls
1140 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago IL 60607

St. Francis of Assisi Church
3609 Washington Ave, Finleyville PA 15332

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