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Rosemary "Sis" (Sweeney) Merriman

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“The Saint Mary of the Mount Alumni association would like to offer our deepest sympathies to the Merriman and Sweeney families. Sis was a tremendous...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Paul Wilt - Mt. Washington, PA

“Saiid, your son and daughter and Sr. Redempta,I share your sorrow at your Tata's passing. She was my cherished and most generous neighbor and is...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Marilyn Caye - Pittsburgh, PA

“May Tata's Memory Be Eternal. Our thoughts and prayers are with her beloved family. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Marie & George Koumaras - NJ

“Sis was a great lady. So sad to hear of her passing. She is resting in piece and laughing with her daughter in heaven.My sympathies to her family ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Anna DeSarro - Pittsburgh, PA

“So very sorry for your loss. What a wonderful life Sis had. Many wonderful memories of time spent with her and Michelle...so grateful. Always...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Carole Mikols - Family

“To The Family of Sis Merriman,Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at the loss of a wonderful woman.Sis always had a smile on her face. We...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: James and Shirley McGrath - PA

“Over 50 years ago, John and I were "across the street" neighbors of Sis and her family on Plymouth Street. My family, the Kelly's, knew the Sweeney...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Terry Gallagher Barker - PA


In the early morning of March 24, 2020 "Sis" Merriman passed away peacefully into the hands of God. Sis was preceded in death by her husband, "Junie", daughter, Michelle Hijawii, and brothers, Leonard, John, Robert and Edward. Sis was the eldest daughter of Leonard and Mary Sweeney. Sis is survived by her sons, H.J. Merriman (Sara) of Tucson, AZ and Timothy Merriman (Diana) of Case Grande, AZ. Her sisters, Maureen Deringer and Sister Redempta Sweeney also survive her. Sis will be remembered fondly by her six grandchildren, Sophia, Jesse, Tareq, Joshua, Navarro and Maggie; two great-grandchildren, Adrianna and Ava and twenty-five nieces and nephews. Due to the current situation with COVID-19, the mass and burial will be held at a future date. Arrangements entrusted to WM. SLATER & SONS, INC., 412-381-3345, Mt. Washington. www.slaterfuneral.com