83, of Bayonne, passed away on February 14, 2019 at the Bayonne Medical Center. Donald was born in Joliette, IL, and has resided in Bayonne for many years. He served his country in the US Navy from 1954-1958. Husband of Ann (nee: Gallotello). Father of Stephen Merrick and his Wife Carol, and the late John Merrick and his surviving Wife Bernadette. Grandfather of Rebecca, Michael, Katherine, and Christopher Merrick. Brother of Robert Merrick. Funeral arrangements by G. KEENEN O’BRIEN Funeral Home, 984 Avenue C.