Eleanor Merbler
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Eleanor Merbler
  • April 5, 1934 - February 8, 2017
  • Apex, North Carolina

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Eleanor Merbler (nee Hahn) formerly of Union, New Jersey and Perkasie, Pennsylvania, crossed over the river to be with her Lord on February 8, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert A. Merbler, mother of Lynne Pradke (Erwin) and Gayle Hosonitz (Michael), grandmother of Lauren Kallert (Steve), Kaitlin Presinzano (Martin), Jason Hosonitz (Kelly) and Jessica Gohn (Barak), great grandmother to Julianne and Lydia Hosonitz, Maddux Gohn and Gianna Presinzano, sister of the late Fred Hahn.

While residing in New Jersey, she was on the executive board of trustees of the Auxiliary of Trinitas Hospital, volunteered for the American Red Cross and also tutored for the Literacy Volunteers of America.

In Pennsylvania she was a deacon at the Presbyterian Church of Deep Run, volunteered at Grandview Hospital and was a member of the Woman's Club of Perkasie.

A Memorial Service to celebrate Eleanor's life will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Apex Funeral Home in Apex, NC. The family will receive friends following the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations are to be made to Duke Children's Hospital, NICU, Durham, NC, or a charity of your choice.