In Memoriam - Dr. Joan Reidy Merlo

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Dr. Joan Reidy Merlo

It is with great sadness that we announce that Dr. Joan Reidy Merlo passed away suddenly on Monday, January 16. She has been a valued colleague and good friend to many in the Molloy community since she joined the full-time faculty 45 years ago. She was a professor of Sociology, Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and Co-Director of the Community Research Institute. She was also instrumental in the development of the Office of Institutional Research in 1995 and became the Director of Planning and Research in 1997. She subsequently was appointed to the position of Vice President of Information, Technology, and Research in 2001. After serving as vice president for several years, Joan returned to her "true love" which was teaching.

Joan's contributions to Molloy have been tremendous as both a faculty member and in various leadership positions at the College over the years. She will be greatly missed. Please keep her family in your prayers.

The arrangements for Dr. Joan Reidy Merlo will be held at Macken Mortuary on Thursday, January 18, 2018, 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 p.m. 

The address for Macken Mortuary is as follows:
52 Clinton Avenue
Rockville Centre, NY  11570

The funeral Mass will be on Friday, January 19, 2018 at 10 a.m. at St. Agnes Cathedral
29 Quealy Place
Rockville Centre, NY  11570

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