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6050 Main Street
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
Phone: 609-625-2324
Fax: 609-625-9141
Anna Merlock

Anna M. Merlock

Monday, September 17th, 1934 - Saturday, May 2nd, 2020
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Anna Marie Merlock (Rovani), 85 of the Laureldale section of Hamilton Township, passed away on May2, 2020.

Anna was born on September 17, 1934 in Camden and grew up on the family farm in Milmay, NJ. She attended the Milmay School, and initially worked on the production line at Dougherty Brothers in East Vineland. Anna met the love of her life, “Andy”, at a St. Padre Pio Rosary Hall Dance, and they were blessed with 55 years of marriage. After raising their four children, Anna worked for the Hamilton Township School district as a cafeteria/playground aide and later at the Greenbrier nursing home as an aide. Anna enjoyed baking desserts for her family, conversing at parties over a cold beer, and watching re-runs of Gunsmoke. No matter the season, Anna could be found on her front porch or in the back yard “sunning”, and enjoyed her early morning walks on Rt. 50. On Sunday mornings, Anna avidly attended Mass at the St. Vincent de Paul Parish with her best friend, Marilyn Thorensen, and they both could be found enjoying breakfast at Johnnie’s Restaurant afterwards.

Anna was predeceased by her parents Joseph and Helen Rovani, husband Andrew, daughter Linda, son Edward, granddaughter Laura and Brother Joseph.

She is survived by her sons Andrew (Ethel) and Kenneth (Judi), daughter-in-law Margaret, son-in-law John Lauer. Grand Children Angela (Giovanni) Maione, Andrew (Shannon) Merlock, Stephanie (Charles) Bogdan, Amanda (Joseph) Malecki, Stephen (Samantha) Merlock, Kenneth Merlock, Jolene Lauer, Katherine Merlock. 15 great grandchildren, Maria, Francesco, Giovanna, Giovanni, Andrew, Emily, Charles, Reese, Gabrielle, Sofie, Molly, Connor, Logan, Violet and Calli, her Brother Victor (Fran) Rovani and many nieces & nephews.

Anna loved to enjoy a meal. Donations may be made in memory of Anna Merlock to the St. Vincent de Paul Parish food pantry, 5021 Harding Hwy, Mays Landing, NJ 08330
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Toni Smart

Posted at 09:38pm
My condolences to the Merlock family. Your mom Anna was a very special person and always spoke of her husband, children and grandchildren in such a proud way. I was blessed to have her in my life as a friend. She will be missed very much. Toni Smart

Joe Rovani

Posted at 10:47am
Dear Family and Friends of my Aunt Anna,
My sincere sentiments. I have fond memories of growing up with many of you. I can still hear Aunt Anna's laughter I heard so often as a child. The most cherished and favorite times of my life include the best Sunday afternoons ever on sunny Milmay Sundays. I remember Aunt Anna's hysterical laughter when a couple of us cousins did the chicken dance near one of the old chicken coops. I remember Christmas Eve parties in your house on Route 50. As I grew older, I'd occasionally stop to say Hi to Aunt Anna when I'd drive by the house and see her outdoors in the sun.
Sadly I've lost touch with many of you since Margarita and I moved to Wyoming 33 years ago (yes it's been that long).
Those splendid days with the family in Milmay, firing up the Model A, romping through the fields with all my cousins, and the laughter of a lady I'm proud to say is my Aunt will live forever in my heart. God Bless You All.
Joe (Joseph) Rovani

Lawrence Rovani

Posted at 12:53pm
Anna was my Aunt. Unfortunately, I lost touch with her after my father (Joseph) passed away. I have such fond memories of the family farm in Milmay where everyone would gather on Sundays. My Grandparents, Uncle Victor and Aunt Fran, Aunt Anna & Uncle Edward, and all my wonderful cousins. It was such a beautiful place & time.

My sincere condolences. Aunt Anna was my favorite. She always spoke her mind and was cheerful. We will all miss the way she would light up the room.

Peggy Capone

Posted at 11:47am
Miss Anna had the purest of hearts. Her love and pride of her children is what sustained her after the loss of her forever love Andy. A special condolence for her daughter in law Margaret, who Anna believed was a gift from heaven for her son Eddy and herself. Our blessings to the Merlock family. What a legacy this stellar Matriarch leaves.
Peggy Capone

Romona Tolstow

Posted at 05:08pm
Laureldale will never be the same!
RIP Mrs. Merlock! Will think of you on every sunny day and remember how you enjoyed the sunshine!

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