Geraldine (Kuntz) Merlino aka Merlin
Geraldine Emma (Kuntz) Merlin died peacefully at her home on Saturday, November 9, 2019. She was in her 102nd year.
She was born in Cheektowaga, NY, on July 11, 1917, a daughter of the late Ernst and Helen (Reimer) Kuntz. She attended local schools and graduated as a Registered Nurse from Deaconess Hospital, Buffalo, in 1940. She worked at NF Memorial Hospital and did private duty nursing for many years.
She married Henry A. Merlin, of Niagara Falls, NY, in 1941. In 1952 they moved to Niagara Falls and Geraldine became a faithful member of Grace Lutheran Church.
Geraldine was predeceased by her husband, Henry, and her son, Jeffrey.
She is survived by her daughter, Leslie Merlin, of New York City; her son-in-law, Albert Reed Rubey III; three grandchildren: Simon Rubey and Henry Rubey, of NYC, and Virginia Rubey Bracaglia of Selkirk, NY.
A memorial service will be celebrated at Grace Lutheran Church, Niagara Falls, NY, Saturday, November 16, at 11:30 AM. Burial will be private in Holy Rest Cemetery in Cheektowaga.
Published on November 13, 2019


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Susan Gordon-Clark and Ken Threet
Nov 14, 2019
We are thinking of you and your family as you say goodbye to your beautiful Mom.
Nov 13, 2019
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