Adolfo Meriano

Obituary of Adolfo Meriano

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Peacefully surrounded by family at Riverview Gardens Nursing Home, Chatham, on Sunday February 20, 2022, Adolfo Meriano, age 87, of Chatham, beloved husband of Maria (DeCola) Meriano. Born in Castelvetere Sul Calore, Italy in 1934, son of the late Celesta (Follo) and Ernesto Meriano.  Loving father of Patricia (Walter) Grison and Geraldina (Michael) Krause. Cherished grandfather of Jessica Grison-Roeder (Kevin), Jeffrey Grison (Michele VanderWal) and great grandfather of Aiden MacAinsh and Jillian Roeder. Dear brother of Attilio (Vincenza) Meriano. Also sadly missed by several nieces and nephews  Predeceased by brothers and sisters: Pasquale (Rosina), Silvio (Pasqualina), Maria Antonia, Amalia Corso (Generoso), Michelina Rizzo (Antonio), Albino (Guiseppina), Gerarda Sullo (Nick) Benito (Maria) and Carmela Magliaro (Giovanni).

Adolfo was a loving husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was dedicated to his family, faith and his work. He loved gardening and his fruit and vegetable gardens. He was also an expert on fruit trees and people sought his advice on how to take care of them. He loved to fish, hunt, visit the casino and tinker with tools. He was known to always be helping his family and friends if needed. He loved and cherished his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was also one of the best dancers around.  He was a great storyteller and loved to joke and laugh. He was loved by many.

The family would like to thank the staff at Riverview Gardens for all the loving support and caring they gave to Adolfo.

Friends and relatives may visit at Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home, 156 William St. S. Chatham (519-352-5120) on Wednesday February 23, 2022 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday February 24, 2022 at 10am in St. Ursula’s Church.

Please sign up for the Mass only at www.signup.com/go/aHTejCw or by calling the funeral home.

Entombment will be in Maple Leaf Mausoleum.

Donations to the Diabetes Association or the Alzheimer’s Foundation would be appreciated. 

Wednesday
23
February

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Hinnegan Peseski Funeral Home
156 William St. S.
Chatham, Ontario, Canada
Wednesday
23
February

Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 am
Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Hinnegan Peseski Funeral Home
156 William St. S.
Chatham, Ontario, Canada
Thursday
24
February

Funeral Mass

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday, February 24, 2022
St. Ursula's Church
205 Tweedsmuir Ave. West
Chatham, Ontario, Canada
Thursday
24
February

Entombment

11:15 am - 11:30 am
Thursday, February 24, 2022
Maple Leaf Mausoleum
Maple Leaf Drive
Chatham, Ontario, Canada