January 19, 1925

February 26, 2018

Les Mitchell

Mr. Harris Mercer of Upper Island Cove passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, February 26, 2018.  Mr. Mercer was 93 years old.  


He leaves to mourn his loving family:

Wife: Phoebe Mercer

Daughter: Barbara (Peter) Chivers

Son: Jeff (Judy) Mercer

Grandchildren: Michael (Natasha) Patey & Matthew Patey

Great Grandchildren: Nathan & Kain

Brother: Roy Mercer

Sisters: Eva, Avon, Ester Hamilton, Alice Martin & Martha (Ralph) Russell

Sisters-in-law: Ida Mercer & Barbara Mercer


And a large circle of relatives & friends


Predeceased By:

Parents: Elijah & Wilhelmina

Infant Son: Elijah Mercer

Sisters: Blanche (Dave) Barrett & Beatrix (Lincoln) Mercer

Brothers: Hayward Mercer, Fred (Mary) Mercer, Rudolph (Agnes) Mercer, John Mercer & Nathan (Clarice) Mercer

Sister-in-law: Alfreda Mercer

Brothers-in-law: Albert, Walter Martin & Bob Hamilton

No flowers by request of the family.


Condolences may be written to the family at: sladesfuneralhome.ca. For further information, please call Slade’s Funeral Home, Upper Island Cove at 589-2250.


Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Slade’s Funeral Home, serving Carbonear, Upper Island Cove, Bay Roberts and surrounding areas.      

Service Information:

The Funeral Service will be held 2 P.M. on Friday, March 2, 2018 from St. Peter’s Anglican Church & Cemetery, Upper Island Cove.

Visitation Times:

The family will be receiving relatives and friends at SLADE'S FUNERAL HOME, CRANES ROAD, UPPER ISLAND COVE, on Wednesday: 11 A.M. – 12 Noon, 2-5 P.M. & 7-9 P.M., Thursday: 10:30 A.M. – 12 Noon, 2-5 P.M. & 7-9 P.M, & Friday: 10:30 A.M. – 12 Noon.


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Once again you have been there for us, through the years being such a comfort to us - knowing we can depend on you for anything or everything. Thanks could never be enough or no words could express the appreciation we have for all of you. Thank you all so much for your comfort, kindness, and support through another difficult time.

The Dwyer, White, & Kavanagh Families


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P. O. Box 324
Carbonear, NL  A1Y 1B7

Tel/Fax: 709.596.1212




Bay Roberts
45 - 59 L.T. Stick Drive
Bay Roberts, NL

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Upper Island Cove

424-432 Crane's Road 

Upper Island Cove, NL

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