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Gerald Michael Merkel, 67, of Arlington, known to friends and family as Jerry, passed unexpectedly of metastatic pancreatic cancer in his home in the Adirondacks on January 22nd.

Jerry was a dedicated and cherished husband, father, and grandfather. He was a true partner in everything with his wife of thirty-seven years, Cathy Ventura-Merkel. He embodied hard work, joy, and love of family, especially for his four children, Luke, Brett, Matt, and Molly. As a grandfather, …

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Just found out about your loss...so sorry to hear...I work with Gerald for many years at PBGC. I always remembered him …
Kathy,
Howie and I were saddened to hear about Gerry’s death. He was such a lovely man - so obviously devoted to all of …
We are so sorry for your loss. We will keep your family in our prayers.
Jerry and I worked together at the Stratford/Shriver Program in the first few years I worked in Special Education. I le…

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Born

July 15th, 1952
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Passed away

January 22nd, 2020
Arlington, VA, USA

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Cause of death

Pancreatic cancer

Method of disposition

Cremation