Merbin Andres Carattini

  • Born: December 26, 2002
  • Died: December 14, 2021
  • Location: Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania

Swartz-Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

323 East Washington Avenue
Newtown, PA 18940

Tel. (215) 968-3891

Tribute & Message From The Family

With deepest sorrow we announce that our beloved son Merbin Andres Carattini, passed away suddenly on December 14, 2021. Although only 18 at the time of his death, Andres affected many people in his lifetime. Those who knew Andres, even just a little, lost a shining light in their lives.  Andres will be missed everyday by his mother, Maritere Carattini, his father, Merbin Carattini, his older brother Merbin Gianel Carattini, and his little sister, Mia Giavanna Carattini. Andres will also be missed by his grandparents, Papo Rodriguez and Teresa Rivera and Tato Carattini and Yolanda Burgos and, by numerous adoring aunts and uncles, cousins, best friend Kiara, and an extremely high amount of countless friends.

Andres' family asks that when the time feels right, please send stories and pictures of Andres to or text at 919-478-1640 for his family to continue to celebrate his life…

Relatives and friends are invited to Andres' Life Celebration Service on Thursday 12/23/2021 at Swartz-Givnish Funeral Home - 323 Washington Ave Newtown, PA 18940 at 2:00 PM.  

Andres had such a big heart and was an intense dog lover… Therefore, in lieu of flowers, the family asks that you send donations to Animal Aid Unlimited at or to another animal charity of your choice.


Condolence & Memory Journal


Our sincere thoughts and prayers go out to the Carattini family during this time. Our heart aches to hear such devastating news. We will keep everyone in our prayers.

Posted by Joey Nguyen - Vilseck, Germany - Coworker   December 30, 2021

Mary and Merbin, we love you more than words can express, our soul is there with you. He will live forever in our hearts.

Posted by Nico, Ale & Robert Flores - Fort Worth, TX - Friend   December 23, 2021

Prima querida lamento tanto la pérdida de tu hijo. No puedo imaginar el terrible dolor que estás pasando. Que Dios les de mucha fortaleza, QDEP tienes un ángel que cuidará por ti por siempre
Te quiero mucho

Posted by Wilned Rodriguez - Hartford, CT - Family   December 23, 2021


We can't possibly express how deeply sorry we are for your loss. Your family will be in our prayers.

Posted by Paul & Madonna Zimmerman - Kaiserslautern,, Germany - Served in the Military together   December 23, 2021

Después de que las lágrimas se secan y los adiós se han dicho, tenemos que aferrarnos a los recuerdos felices que hayamos compartido con nuestros seres queridos que ya hayan partido. Esto es lo que los mantiene vivos en nuestras mentes y en nuestros corazones. Mis más sinceras condolencias queridos amigos.

Posted by Jorham Diaz - Apex, NC - Friend   December 22, 2021

Please accept the deepest condolences from students and staff of Atholton High School. Our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family.

Posted by Robert Motley, Principal Atholton High School - Columbia, MD   December 22, 2021

Our sincere love and prayers to your family. May you feel God's love and peace during this time and forever.

Posted by Mark & Julia Robinson Family - Hohenfels, Germany - Family   December 22, 2021

We are so sorry for the tragic loss of your son, Andres. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Posted by Joe and Beth Hilbert - Grafenwoehr, Germany - Coworker   December 21, 2021


My deepest condolences. "Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort and strength."
- Dagmar Usleber, Ansbach, Dec 21, 2021

Posted by Dagmar Usleber - Ansbach - Coworker   December 21, 2021

My sincere condolences to the Carattini family for this tremendous loss. May you find comfort and strength, and keep Andres close in your hearts.

Posted by Tom Feldman - MEDDACB, Germany - Coworker   December 21, 2021

No amount of words can express the pain that you are going through. Death leaves a heartache that no one can heal but love leaves a memory that no one can steal. Andres is now a part of God's heavenly Angels smiling at your from above. We love you and your family. Sending the biggest hugs, love and prayers and hope you are able to find strength during this time.

Posted by MAJ Marie St. Louis Okoro - Fort Leavenworth, KS - Served in the Military together   December 20, 2021

Merbin lo siento tanto. No tengo palabras que puedan ser suficientes; mucho menos que alivien el dolor de tu familia. Te envío un abrazo hermano. Déjame saber si en algo puedo ayudarte.

Posted by Carlos Vega - Vega Baja - Family Friend   December 20, 2021

We are so sorry for your loss. May God comfort you and give you strength.

Posted by James Keaster - Gilbert, AZ - Served in the Military together   December 20, 2021

Sending a healing prayer to the family. I'm so sorry for your loss.

Posted by Raquel Wright - Fort Sam Houston, TX - Coworker   December 20, 2021

Condolences to the family for your loss. May God continue to provide strength and comfort during this time.

Posted by Claude Nogess - San Antonio, TX - Acquaintance   December 20, 2021


May the almighty God give Andres' Family the strength to go through this difficult time. Andres is with the Lord, and he will shine and protect his family and friends here on earth.
God Bless

Posted by Sunny Edokpayi - MEDDACB Germany   December 20, 2021

My deepest and sincere condolences.

Posted by Lisa Osenga - Grafenwoehr - Coworker   December 20, 2021

My deepest condolences. I am so sorry to hear about Merbin. Praying for strength for your entire family in your time of need.

Posted by Carmen Wilson - Stuttgart Germany, CO - Acquaintance   December 20, 2021

My sincere condolences to the Carattini family and friends.

Posted by Jenell Lower - Stuttgart, Germany   December 20, 2021

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