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Richard Mergo

April 29, 1945 — August 8, 2022

Richard Mergo

Richard "Dick" Mergo, 77 of Westlake formerly of Wilkes - Barre, PA peacefully passed away surrounded by his loving family on Monday, August 8, 2022. He was born April 29, 1945, to parents Michael and Ann (nee Gegaris) Mergo in Wilkes - Barre, PA.

Dick was a graduate of King's College. He started working for W. T. Grants as a store manager, then moved to Forest City Enterprises as the Vice President of store operations and finally retired from Revco Drug as the Executive V.P. of store operations. Dick enjoyed traveling and taking one tank trips. He also enjoyed collecting and working on cars,and home remodeling. His happiest moments were found when he was spending time with and was surrounded by his family.

He is survived by his beloved wife and high school sweetheart of 54 years, Eleanor (nee Hannon); loving children Catherine Wojtach, Tricia Mergo, Michelle Sunagel and Michael Mergo (Amber Miller); cherished grandchildren Christy, Allie, Josh, Marisa, Aaliyah and Morgan; great-granddaughter Lilith.

He is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Joan Corcoran (Dick).

Friends and family may call for a visitation on Friday, August 12, 2022, from 5:00pm - 8:00pm at the Busch Funeral Home 32000 Detroit Rd., Avon, OH 44011. Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, August 13, 2022, at 11am at St. Ladislas Church 2345 Bassett Rd, Westlake, OH 44145. Father Donald Snyder to officiate. Burial to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Avon, OH. www.buschcares.com 440.937.6175

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Visitation

Friday, August 12, 2022

5:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Busch Funeral Home, Avon

32000 Detroit Road, Avon, OH 44011

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Mass

Saturday, August 13, 2022

11:00 - 11:45am (Eastern time)

St. Ladislas Catholic Church, CATHOL

2345 Bassett Road, Westlake, OH 44145

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Burial

Saturday, August 13, 2022

12:15 - 1:15pm (Eastern time)

St. Joseph Cemetery

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