Richard P. Merrell, 69, of Calumet, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at home. He was born Sept. 10, 1950, in Phillipsburg, a son of the late William K. and Isabel R. (Kohl) Merrell. Prior to retirement, he worked at Volkswagen then American Video, both in East Huntingdon, and attended the Mt. Pleasant Senior Citizens. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant sister, Sylvia Merrell; brother, William R. Merrell; and sister, Dolores "Chris" Sosinski. He is survived by his wife, Kimberly L. (Harvan) Merrell; two sisters, his twin, Rosemarie Fike, of Coulter, and Susan Zugaro and husband, James, of Trafford; two brothers, Jeffrey and wife, Loretta, of Phoenix, Ariz., and George Merrill, of Irwin; and numerous nieces and nephews. Private funeral services were held Saturday at the LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME INC., Pleasant Unity. www.bachafh.com.
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