Island Cremations & Funeral Home ~ Merritt Island, Florida ~ 321-454-3331

Obituaries

DANIEL PATRICK MERLIN

March 22, 1966 - April 4, 2018

MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT ISLAND CREMATIONS FUNERAL HOME ON FRIDAY(APRIL 13).

CALLING HOURS WILL BE FROM 4-5 AND A SERVICE TO FOLLOW.

405 S COURTENAY PKWY, MERRITT ISLAND FL 32952

Daniel Patrick Merlin, 52, of Merritt Island, FL, passed away at Port Canaveral, FL, on April 4, 2018.
He was born in Boston, MA, and attended
North Attleboro and Sandwich Elementary Schools. He graduated from Barnstable HS in 1985 and from Worcester Academy in 1986.
He received a BA degree in communications from the University of Rhode Island in 1991, where Daniel played football for the University of Rhode Island Rams.
Daniel was an sales account executive in medical sales for Smith & Nephew, Inc. and for MiMedx in central Florida.
Dan enjoyed billiards, collecting sports memorabilia, traveling, and was an ardent fan of the New England Patriots and the Boston Red Sox. He loved playing sports and games with children and wife, Kim. Dan was known for his sense of humor and gentle kind-heart, and was much loved by his friends and family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett P. Merlin and Audrey Merlin Dewey. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Kimberly Jaffar-Merlin, his children, Tedy, Boston and Brady Merlin; also his sister and brother-in-law, Deborah ( Merlin) and Curtis Craig of Carriere, MS., brother-in-law Barry Jaffar of Barnstable, MA., three nieces and nephews.
Memorial Services will be Friday,April 13 at Island Cremation in Merritt Island, FL. Visitation hours will be 4:00pm – 5:00pm and the service at 5:00pm – 6:00pm.