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Richard "Dick" Mersino

July 19, 1930 November 12, 2018
Richard "Dick" Mersino
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Obituary for Richard "Dick" Mersino

Richard “Dick” Mersino, age 88, born July 19, 1930 to Matthew and Gladys Mersino, and died November 12, 2018. He was resident of Goodrich since 2012 and formerly of Oxford. He is one of 11 children; his surviving siblings are Phyllis Pagel, Stanley Mersino, and Dennis Mersino. He married his late wife Ardise Schmidt Mersino in 1952. They raised 8 children; John (Ruby) Mersino, Daniel (Pauline) Margo, Annetta (Robert) Segula, Jeffery (Vicki) Mersino, (the late) Suzan Pendred, Barbara (Mike) Clementson, and Pauline K. Mersino. He is also survived by his beloved wife Kathleen who he married in 1997.

Richard served his country fighting in the Korean War as a proud member of the United States Army. He worked for General Motors for 28 years. In 1973 he established Art & Dick’s party store, and in 1982 the West Burdick Plaza was built.

Richard raced harness racing horses, and was an avid bowler, golfer and Euchre player. He spent winters in Florida.

Visitation will take place at Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, 39 W. Burdick, Oxford, on Friday, November 16, 2018 from 3-8 PM with a Rosary Service at 6:30 PM. A Funeral Mass will take place at St. Anne Catholic Church, 825 S. Ortonville Rd, Ortonville, MI 48462, on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 1 PM with visitation beginning at the church at 12 Noon. Interment with military honors will take place at Ridgelawn Cemetery in Oxford.


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Visitation

Friday

16

Nov

3:00 PM 11/16/2018 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/16/2018 8:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Oxford

39 W. Burdick
Oxford, MI 48371

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Oxford
39 W. Burdick Oxford 48371 MI
United States

Rosary Service

Friday

16

Nov

6:30 PM 11/16/2018 6:30:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Oxford

39 W. Burdick
Oxford, MI 48371

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Oxford
39 W. Burdick Oxford 48371 MI
United States

Visitation

Saturday

17

Nov

12:00 PM 11/17/2018 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 11/17/2018 1:00:00 PM
St. Anne Catholic Church

825 S. Ortonville Rd
Ortonville, MI 48462

St. Anne Catholic Church
825 S. Ortonville Rd Ortonville 48462 MI
United States

Funeral Mass

Saturday

17

Nov

1:00 PM 11/17/2018 1:00:00 PM
St. Anne Catholic Church

825 S. Ortonville Rd
Ortonville, MI 48462

St. Anne Catholic Church
825 S. Ortonville Rd Ortonville 48462 MI
United States
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