Oleta Nadine Merlino

February 19, 1932 - June 25, 2019

Oleta went home to be with the Lord on, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at Windsor Hampton Care Center in, Stockton, CA.

Oleta fought long and hard the disease of Dementia.

We will miss you, Oleta, but we know that you are at peace, not suffering anymore and resting safely in the arms of Jesus.

Oleta is survived by her brother Floyd L. Brown(Pat) of Lockeford, CA., Brother-in-law Raymond Muth of Sacramento, CA, nieces Liesa Foutz (Jere) of Arnold, CA., Trina Macchi(Bob) of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, Terrie Johnson of San Rafael, CA., Debra Trunnell of Stockton, CA., Carol Bowen(Darren) of Glencoe, CA., as well as many great and great-great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Earnest Merlino, parents Floyd and Faye Brown, sister Delois Muth, niece Lavoyce Larkin and great niece Angel Zapulla.

Our family would like to give special thanks to the following care providers:

Alma Martinez, Home Care Nurse/Care Giver

Maricela Valera, Home Care Giver

Irma Martinez, House Keeper

Somerford Place Assisted Living Staff

Windsor Hampton Care Center Staff

Blossom Ridge Hospice Staff

You all went above and beyond to provide excellent, loving care for our precious Oleta.

Each and every one of you have answered a special calling and we are so grateful for your service.


Graveside services for Oleta will be held Wednesday July 3, 2019 at 10:00am in the Garden of Memories at Cherokee Memorial park located at Harney Lane and Highway 99 in Lodi, CA.