Ralph E. Merola, 92 of Auburn passed away peacefully Monday, January 18,2021 at The Commons on Saint Anthony.
He was a life resident of Auburn, the son of the late Gaetano and Irene (Iovine) Merola. He was a World War II Army veteran, having served our country honorably, while serving most of his time in Korea in the Engineering Battalion.
Ralph worked for more than 38 years as a machine repair specialist at General Electric and more recently Powerx. He was a life member of our local V.F.W. and enjoyed hunting deer. Ralph also loved wintering in West Palm Beach for many years. He will be sadly missed by his family .
He is survived by his children, daughter Teresa ( Daniel) Testa Jr.,of Auburn, son David ( Sherry) Merola of Hickory,N.C., three grandchildren Madison Merola, Daniel A.( Amy) Testa III, Karen ( Jamie) Carr, five great- grandchildren as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents he was also predeceased by a sister Dora Maltese, brother Frank Merola and wife Jean Merola.
A private service and burial was held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Ralph’s memory.
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