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Douglas R Merwin

January 11, 1990 – January 20, 2023

Douglas Merwin
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Obituary for Douglas R Merwin

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Douglas Ryan Merwin, beloved son, brother, uncle, and friend, passed away surrounded by family after a battle with brain cancer. He had just celebrated his 33rd birthday. He was born on January 11, 1990, as the quintessential middle child to Keith and Kim Merwin. Doug lived his life bringing people together. As a child, Doug was always on the move. Between sports practices, he could be found running through his childhood neighborhood starting a pickup kickball or football game. After attending Jackson Memorial High School, Doug became a Heavy Equipment Operator for GWS Construction and Caruso Excavating Inc. Also, Doug was an Ironworker for Local 399. A passionate NY Jets fan, avid fisherman, self- proclaimed great dancer, rarely seen without a Land Shark in his hand, Doug was well-known for peppering every great story with his colorful language. He never met a stranger he couldn’t convert into a drinking buddy, which led to a love of hosting parties full of the most unlikely friends. He will be lovingly remembered by his parents, Keith and Kim Merwin, siblings Joseph (Erin) Merwin, Daniel (Stephanie) Merwin, Lauren (Tim) Goldner, Christopher (Nicole) Merwin, and Steven (Ariana) Mika, nieces and nephews Isabella, Joseph, Duke, Mason, Colton, and Nova, as well as numerous relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to celebrate Doug’s loyal companion, Zoey. Donations can be made to SAVE Animal Shelter 1010, Rt #601, Skillman, NJ 08858. We invite all Doug’s friends and family to join us on Monday, January 23 from 4pm - 8pm at Oliverie Funeral Home; 125 S Cooks Bridge Road Jackson. Funeral Liturgy is Tuesday, January 24 10 AM at St Monica’s Church 679 W Veterans Hwy Jackson.

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First Visitation

When January 23, 2023 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Oliverie Funeral Home - Jackson
Address
125 S. Cooks Bridge Road
Jackson, NJ 08527
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Mass Information

When
January 24, 2023 10:00am
Location
St Monica Catholic Church
Address
679 West Veteran's Highway
Jackson, NJ 08527

Interment Information

Location
Ocean County Memorial Park
Address
1722 Silverton Road
Toms River, NJ 08753
Resting Place Extra Info
PRIVATE CREMATION
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