Nicholas Merendo, 35, son of John Merendo Jr. and the late Adele (Dutkovich) Merendo, was called home to our Lord on April 20, 2018 after a long struggle with addiction. Nicholas was born on January 13, 1983 at Sewickley Hospital. He was a graduate of Quigley Catholic High School, and pursued a degree in nursing at the University of Pittsburgh Titusville, and CCBC. Nicholas was also a member of St. John The Baptist Catholic Church.Nicholas is survived by his father, John Merendo Jr., sister, Angela Merendo and her fiancé George Nicol, his favorite nephew, Austin Merendo, and his precious niece, Bristol Nicol. Nicholas also leaves behind numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.Those who knew Nicholas remember him as being happy, compassionate, and loving. Nicholas always enjoyed helping others and he loved his family unconditionally. Nicholas is now reunited with his mother, whom he loved, adored, and missed so much. Until we meet again, we will love you always and forever.Friends will be received on Monday, April 23, 2018 from 2:00 to 6:00 pm in the Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca where prayers will be offered on Tuesday at 9:30 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Monaca. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.To share online condolences, get directions and other information, please visit simpsonfuneralhome.com.