Services Today for Royersford Accident Victim
There will be a viewing and funeral Mass on Friday for Merinda Thompson.
Funeral services have been scheduled for Royersford resident Merinda Thompson, who passed away earlier this week after being struck by a car on Lewis Road.
Arrangements are being handled by Baldi Funeral Home in Philadelphia, with visitation from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Friday, March 8.
A funeral Mass will be held at Annunciation B.V.M. Catholic Church at 10th and Dickinson Streets in Philadelphia at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 8, with interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.
The family also held a visitation from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 7.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to a college fund for Merinda's children. Donations can be sent to Police and Fire Credit Union, c/o Children's College Fund, 3338 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19145.
The full obituary follows, courtesy of Baldi Funeral Home.
THOMPSON, MERINDA ROSE (nee Pietrafitta), age 40, on March 4, 2013, suddenly and tragically. Loving daughter of John Sr. and Merinda (nee DiBona); wife of Donald; loving mother of Michael and Christian; sister of John (Mary) and Joseph (Kari); granddaughter of Mary and Sid Pietrafitta and the late Rose and Romeo DiBona; dear aunt Skyla Rose and Gianni; also survived by loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Merinda was a valued employee of Linear Acoustics in Lancaster PA. She was a software engineer with a degree in Electrical Engineering and will be sadly missed.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Viewing Thursday eve, 7 to 9 P.M., and Friday, 8:30 to 9:30 A.M., at BALDI FUNERAL HOME, 1331 S. Broad St. (ample parking on premises).
Funeral Mass will follow Viewing Friday, 10 A.M., Annunciation B.V.M. Church, 10th and Dickinson Sts. Int. Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be made in her name to Police and Fire Credit Union, 3338 S. Broad St., Phila. PA 19145, c/o Children's College Fund.