December 9, 1933 - January 4, 2018
Merlina, Augustine “Gus” of Revere on January 4, 2018. Beloved wife of Anna (DiBlasi) Merlina. Devoted father of Joseph Merlina and wife Patricia of Wakefield, Karen Martineau and husband David of Revere, and Debbie D’Ambrosio of Middleton. Dear brother of Dorthea Sweet of Saugus, Mary Frangiamone of Chelsea, and the late Frank Merlina, Lena Romano, Angelina D’Amico and Grace Colarusso. Cherished grandfather of 10 and great grandfather of 3. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. Augustine proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Gus owned and operated Peabody Glass for over 61 years. He was past Commodore of the Foxhill Yacht Club and a member of the Saugus Elks. Funeral from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home 128 Revere St, Revere on Tuesday January 9, 2017 at 9am. Funeral Mass at 10am at the Immaculate Conception Church. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. A visitation will be held on Monday from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St, Framingham, MA 01701.