Robert J Merrill

July 30, 1929 - October 2, 2011

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MERRILL, Robert J., beloved husband for 54 years to Audrey E. Merrill (nee Mertens) devoted father of Kathy (Tom) Craven, Bev (the late Stephen) Merrill, David Merrill, Lisa Merrill and Amy (David) Saalfeld, loving grandpa of Nate, Ben and Aaron, Brian and Alex, Sean and Connor and great-grandpa of Ethan and Emma, dear brother of Ruth Backscheider and the late Helen (Roger) Gerke. Bob was a member of the Charles R. Gailey VFW Post #7340. Died peacefully on Sunday October 2, 2011 at age 82. Visitation at the Hodapp Funeral Home 6041 Hamilton Ave., College Hill Wednesday from 4:30 PM to 7 PM. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Margaret Mary Church 1830 W. Galbraith Rd., NCH Thursday at 10 AM. Memorials may be directed to the Welcome House 205 Pike St. Covington KY 41011.


Barb & Tom Layton - Oct 5, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

St. Xavier High School - Oct 4, 2011


We at St. Xavier High School were truly sorry to hear of the passing of your husband, Robert. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your entire family as you mourn the loss of your loved one. May the spirit of St. Francis Xavier be with you and your family during this difficult time.


John Schrantz ‘96
Director of Alumni Relations

Fr. Denny Ahern ‘56
Alumni Chaplain

Anthony E. Schad ‘81
Director of Development Services