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Caroline A. Mertz

October 26, 1942 - December 1, 2018

Service Date: December 6, 2018

Caroline A. Mertz, nee Vining, 76, of Swansea, Illinois, born Monday, October 26, 1942, in Binghamton, NY, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Mercy Rehabilitation Center in Swansea, Illinois.

She was preceded in death by her:

  • Husband: Fred C. Mertz
  • Parents: Lee and Clare, nee Walker, Vining

Surviving are her:

  • Son: Tom Mertz of Webster Groves, MO
  • Daughters
    • Kris (Gary) Elliott of Godfrey, IL
    • Kerri Mertz-Smith of Fairview Heights, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Taylor
    • Cody
    • Nicholas
    • Olivia
    • Ethan

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society

Visitation:  Visitation from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:   Private family interment at Lakeview Memorial Gardens with Rev. Larry Patton officiating.