September 7, 1926

May 30, 2018

Les Mitchell

Mrs. Ida Marjorie Mercer, devoted Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother of Upper Island Cove passed peacefully away at her private residence on Wednesday, May 30, 2018.  Mrs. Mercer was 91 years old.  


She leaves to mourn her beloved son and daughter-in-law: Danny and Jean Mercer; her two granddaughters, who were her pride and joy: Melissa (Tim) Hierlihy & Danielle (Mattie) McHugh; her reason for living, her four great grandchildren; Ashton & Hayden Hierlihy and Haven & Gibson McHugh; brothers: Edward (Mary) Crane & Winston (Stella) Crane; sisters: Mary (Bill) Yetman & Pauline (Aubrey) Lynch; special friend: Phyllis Crane and a large circle of niece’s, nephews, family & friends.


Mrs. Mercer is predeceased by her husband: Hayward Mercer; parents: Walter & Mary-Jane Crane; three brothers & four sisters and her special friend Ella Mercer.


In lieu of flowers, as expressions of sympathy, donations may be made in her loving memory to the Children’s Wish Foundation.


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.     

Funeral Service: 

The Funeral Service will be held at 2:30 P.M. on Sunday, June 3, 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 Friday: 2-5 P.M. & 7-9 P.M., Saturday: 10:30 A.M.-12 Noon, 2-5 P.M. & 7-9 P.M. & Sunday: 10:30 A.M.-1:30 P.M.


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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

Tel/Fax: 709.786.2323


Upper Island Cove

424-432 Crane's Road 

Upper Island Cove, NL

Tel/Fax: 709.589.2250