Joseph E. Merola
November 30, 1938 - November 9, 2012
Joseph E. Merola, 73, of East Haven, passed away suddenly on Friday, November 9, 2012 at the Hospital of St. Raphael. He was the husband of 53 years to Doreen (DeMatteo) Merola. He was born in New Haven on November 30, 1938; son of the late Fiore and Louise (Acampora) Merola. Joseph worked for Sikorsky Aircraft for over forty years retiring as a Manufacturing Engineer and at the time of his death he was working for Butler America. Joseph was a former youth baseball coach and past president of the Foxon Recreation League and a past recipient of their “Man of The Year” award. Father of Hope M. (Kevin) Dacey and Dyan Merola all of East Haven, Joseph E. (Sandra) Merola, Jr. of Westbrook, Guy A. and Kai A. Merola both of East Haven. Brother of Marie Pascale of West Haven, Peter P. (Millie) Merola of West Haven and Robert R. Merola of East Haven. He also leaves his cherished grandchildren Danielle R. and Brian Joseph Dacey, Jamie and Joseph Merola, many nieces and nephews.
His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Tuesday morning at 10:30. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Therese Church, North Haven at 11:00. Entombment will follow in the All Saints Mausoleum. The visiting hours will be Monday from 5 to 8 pm.
|To the Merola family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, the McGee family
I am so sorry for the loss of your dad! You and your family in my thoughts and prayers
When grief and pain of loss normally stops us from fuctioning, the love of
Your family and freinds will pull you through, our thoughts are with you,,
Bart & Mally Moran
Paul and Gloria Barbiero
|Hope and Kevin our deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Robin (Merola) Gallagher
|Uncle Joey was a great man! Funny, kind, loving, and very generous! He will be missed dearly by so many who knew him and loved him! My prayers are now for the family he leaves behind because their loss is so great and their hearts need comfort.
|We are so very sorry for your loss! our prayers and thoughts are with you all during this sad time. God Bless all of you
the shahrabi family
|I AM SADDENED BY YOUR LOSS. JOE WAS A GREAT GUY. HE WILL BE MISSED BY EVERYONE.
|The Merola family has my sincerest condolences.
Libby Vandevender (Ruggiero)
|Dearest Hope and Family:
I couldn't believe it when my mom told me that your dad passed away. I can't even begin to tell you how very sorry I am. I will pray that God will give you all peace and comfort in your time of sorrow.
In my thoughts and prayers, Libby
|My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May he rest in peace.
Terry (Fiorillo) Adams
|My friend Hope's dear, faithful Dad. My heart is sad for the Merola family, he will live in your hearts forever.
Ernie Adinolfi, Circle Lanes, East Haven, CT
|Kai, I am so sorry to hear about your father's unexpected passing. Keep strong, for the passing of time will make your pain easier to bear.
The Merola Family
|Sincere Condolences's From the Cassesse family Peter, Richard, and Michael.
|Sorry for your loss
Our prayers are with you
Margo, Lisa, & Reuben Taylor
|To Marie, Peter, & Robert, We are sorry for your loss of Joseph. We send our sincere condolences to you and to his family. Joe was in Margo's class of 1956 at Hillhouse H.S. You were always wonderful neighbors to us on Elliot Dr. Thank you for being good friends. God bless you all. Margo, Lisa, Reuben