Rose Merlino

Obituary of Rose Merlino

Rose H. Merlino ( nee DeMarco ) age 93 of Hammonton passed away peacefully at her residence on Friday, June 8, 2018.  Born in Hammonton in 1924, she was a lifelong resident. Rose worked in several Hammonton garment factories as a seamstress and later as a floor supervisor. After she married, she worked as the bookkeeper for the family farming business, Oakcrest Farms. She was the secretary for the family trucking and produce business, Merlino Bros. Inc.  until retirement in 1997.  Rose loved going on bus trips to the casino.  She enjoyed reading, completing crossword puzzles, crocheting and watching her favorite game shows.  Her greatest enjoyment was cooking for and spending time with her two grandchildren. Rose was predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Anthony Merlino, her parents, Phillip and Mamie DeMarco, her brothers Carmen, Rocco, Phillip, Anthony and John and her sisters Carmela Merlino and Rita Amedio.  She is survived by her daughters Ginna Alysse (Gladys) Allen and Clayton of Hammonton, Linda Merlino of Cape May, her two precious grandchildren, Marissa and Keith Marshall of Cape May, her sisters, Gladys Tomasella and Stella Daniello,  her sister in laws, Mary Demarco and Anna DeMarco and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to attend her viewing Tuesday June 12, 2018 from 9:00 – 10:45am at

St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Parish – St. Anthony of Padua Church 285 Rt. 206 Hammonton, NJ. Mass of Christian Burial 11:00am. Entombment will be in Greenmount Cemetery 124 S. First Rd. Hammonton, NJ. Donations may be made to St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Parish-St. Anthony Church 226 French Street Hammonton, NJ 08037. Arrangements entrusted to the Marinella Funeral Home 102 N. 3rd St. Hammonton, NJ. Please share condolences: