Linda S. Merle
03/15/1954 - 05/05/2018

Linda Merle

Loving Sister & Aunt

Linda Merle, 64 of Millburn, NJ, passed peacefully on May 5, 2018. Born in Chicago, she has lived in Millburn, NJ for 54 years. Linda received her BSN in 1976, her MSN in Clinical Nurse Specialist-Education in 1981, and her School Nurse Certification in 1999, all from Seton Hall University. She started her career as the Staff Nurse at St. Michael’s Medical Center in Newark from 1976-1978, she was Head Nurse at Overlook Hospital in Summit, from 1978-1998, from 1998 to 2000, she was Clinical Manager-Associated in Primary Care in Milburn, from 2000 to 2003, Wellness Director at Spring Meadows in Summit, 2003-2014, RN for Dr. David Brown-Allergy Diagnostic and Treatment Center in Summit and from 2014 to present, she was the Office Supervisor for Endocrinology at the Summit Medical Group. Linda loved to travel, read, her Irish Heritage, all animals and especially her family. She is pre-deceased by her parents, Karl & Helen Sullivan Merle. Linda is survived by her brother, Karl Merle and his wife, Kelly, aunt of Hayden, Natalie & Ryan. Also survived by her cats, Bridget & Gidget. A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 10:15 am at St. Rose of Lima Church, Short Hills, NJ. Entombment St. Rose of Lima Cemetery. Visiting hours, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 pm at the Bradley Smith & Smith Funeral Home, 415 Morris Ave. Springfield, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations in Linda’s name may be made to, a charity of your choice. To send the family a condolence, please visit,

Funeral Home:
Bradley, Smith & Smith Funeral Home
Visitation Hours:
Wednesday, May 9, 2018. 4 to 8 pm. Bradley Smith & Smith Funeral Home, 415 Morris Ave. Springfield, NJ
Thursday, May 10, 2018, 10:15 am. St. Rose of Lima Church, 50 Short Hills Ave. Short Hills, NJ
St. Rose of Lima Cemetery. Following the Mass
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