Merilyn Rome

Rome- Peacefully at Fiddick’s Nursing Home, Petrolia on Thursday May 21, 2020. Merilyn June Rome, age 89 years of Corunna. Beloved wife of Harry Rome. Much loved mother of Lynn Gabovic and her husband Joseph of Brampton and Michael Rome of Corunna. Cherished grandmother of Nicole Brodie and her husband Trevor of Georgetown and great-grandmother of Hudson and Beckham Brodie. In keeping with her wishes cremation has taken place and there will be a private family graveside service at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family would be grateful and appreciative with sympathy being expressed through memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society or charity of one’s choice. Arrangements entrusted to Knight Funeral Home 588 St. Clair Parkway, Corunna Messages and condolences may be left online at Knight 519-862-2845.

Visitation Information

There will be no formal visitation.


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Funeral Date

A private family graveside service will be held at a later date.

15 thoughts on “Merilyn Rome”

  1. Anne St Pierre

    Mike we were sorry to hear of your mothers passing you are in our thoughts and prayers Love Joan Gielen and Anne St Pierre (former co workers)

  2. Sandra Williams

    Harry, Lynne, Joe, Michael. Nicole, Trevor.
    I am so sorry to hear about Merilyn. She was a very special lady. I have many memories of our time spent together.
    My heart goes out to all of you. It is never easy losing someone special.
    My thoughts are with you.

  3. Joseph and Jeanette Johnston

    Harry and family -we are sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Joe and Jeanette Johnston

  4. Hilary Alder-Bonnar

    My heart is broken for you all.

    I was very sad to hear of the passing of aunt Merilyn.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all now and always.

  5. Daniel and Josie Alksnis

    You have our deepest sympathy for the loss of your wife,mother,and grandmother.We hope your family is doing well at this time.

    Our condolences

    Daniel and Josie

  6. Harry and family
    We offer our condolences. Someone so special will not be forgotten. Wonderful memories of the lovely Merilyn.
    love Frank and Darla

  7. Bill & Janet Scott

    We are so sorry to hear the sad news of Merilyns passing away. She will be sadly missed by all who loved and knew her. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you.

  8. Ken and Terry Thompson

    Harry sorry for your loss Merilyn was an amazing person and a great neighbour, take care.

  9. Jim & Pauline MacDonell

    Sympathy to all the family’s.
    Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time.We carry wonderful memories of our time together at the Rome reunions.The fun time ,the warmth of your mom and such caring hosts.Always honoured to be in her presence.Peace to each and everyone of you.
    Love Pauline &Jim MacDonell.

  10. Debbie Crowe(Frank and Norma Hider's daughter)

    Such a wonderful lady, it was my pleasure to have known her.

    My condolences to the entire family.

    Harry, if you need anything please reach out to me.

  11. Thoughts and prayer to family & friends. May you all find comfort knowing she is in her beautiful serenity, watching over all of you as your guardian angel.

  12. Scott and Sherry Rome

    Sending you healing prayers and comforting hugs. We are so sorry for your loss. We are going to miss Merilyn along with you. With heartfelt sympathy,

    Love Scott, Sherry, Piper and Izzie

  13. Shirley and Don McFarlane

    OMG—OMG—-I'm so sorry
    Harry, Lynn, Joe, Michael, Paul, Nicole
    I cherish the friendship I had with Merilyn, but somehow we lost touch.
    I hope Merilyn did not suffer.
    She is my dearest, true friend
    and I will always remember all the laughs we shared while shopping at Sears, Sarnia.
    I will miss her dearly.
    All my love,

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