Robert Jay Mermelstein Of Wellington Dies At Age 79

Robert Jay Mermelstein, 79, a Wellington resident since 1979, died peacefully Sunday, April 7, during a trip of a lifetime to Africa.

Mermelstein’s memory will be cherished by his son Jay Mermelstein, daughter-in-law Tina, grandson Trent, special friend Sue Granato, stepson Brian Ridge, other children William, Jody and Linda Mermelstein, brother Richard Mermelstein, sister-in-law Susie, and niece Julie.

A memorial gathering will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 at Palms West Funeral Home, with a memorial service beginning at 7 p.m.