Robert A. Mernick, age 51, of Riverside Avenue, Warwick, passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Rhode Island Hospital, from injuries incurred in a fire.
Born in Danvers, Mass., a son of Mary C. (Quarnstrom) Mernick of Warwick and the late Robert L. Mernick, he was a lifelong Warwick resident. Bob was a graduate of Warwick Veterans Memorial High School and attended the Community College of Rhode Island. A disabled veteran, he was stationed with the United States Army in Germany.
In addition to his mother he is survived by eight brothers and sisters, Paula M. Reynolds of Warwick, Ellen A. Mernick of Woodside, California, Susan F. Mernick, John C. Mernick, Paul D. Mernick, James F. Mernick and Peter A. Mernick, all of Warwick, and Mary E. “Liz” Burri of Columbus, Ohio; and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Jane Mernick Long.
Due to circumstances relating to the coronavirus, his funeral and burial will be private. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at a future date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, 380 Westminster St., Providence, RI 02903. Visit www.barrettandcotter.com.