Clementine “Tina” Merrill

Clementine F. “Tina” Merrill, 87, of Goldsmith Avenue, died Monday, September 10, 2012 at her home.  She was the wife of the late Anthony Merrill, Jr. A lifelong resident of East Providence, she was a daughter of the late Vincent M. and Maria (Sousa) Cosmo.
    Mrs. Merrill was a jewelry worker for Catamore Industries for 15 years before retiring in 1986. She was a communicant of St. Martha’s Church and also was a member of the Rosary and Altar Society and the choir. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Fatima Council, Knights of Columbus and the East Providence Senior Center.
    She leaves one daughter, Betty Koczan of East Providence; one son, Anthony Merrill, III of Swansea; one sister, Inez Jason of East Providence; two brothers, Dennis Cosmo of Florida and George Cosmo of New Hampshire; four grandchildren, Steven, Tracy, Rachel, Anthony and five great grandchildren. She was the grandmother of the late John Koczan and sister of the late Marie Medeiros, Agnes and Clementina Cosmo.
    Her funeral will be held on Thursday at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Martha’s Church, Pawtucket Avenue. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours, Wednesday 4-7.