May 28, 1959

April 14, 2019


Ms. Joyce Mercer of Shearstown passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, April 14, 2019.  Ms. Mercer was 59 years old.  


She leaves to mourn:

Children: Jennifer Mercer (Paul Jenkins), Darrell (Joanne) Mercer, Sherry Mercer (Mitchell Deering) & Melvin Mercer 

Grandchildren: Jeremy, Jeffrey, Troy, Jenna, Tyler, Jacqueline, Jacob, Jaxson, Gracie & James

Sisters: Joan (Dave) McCarthy, Judy (Bob) Mercer, Betty Taylor & Leta Ryan

Siblings-in-law: Harvey Eddy, Stella Barrett, Frances (Watson) Deering, Paulma (Winse) Pretty, Annie (Chris) Deering, Marg (Wayne) Seymour, Ralph Critch, Irving Deering, Adner (Annie) Deering, David (Leanne) Deering, Veronica Deering, Jim (Bernice) Deering, Johnny (Darlene) Butler & Edmund (Naomi) Pottle

Special friend: Darlene Rose


And a large circle of other family & friends


Predeceased By:

Husband: Melvin

Parents: William & Jessalene Mercer

Infant Brother: Billy Mercer

Siblings: Fraser Mercer, Marie Eddy & Hermon (Phyllis) Mercer

Siblings-in-law: Leo Duke, Joe Ryan, Gordon Barrett, Dot Critch, Sylvia (Nathan) Earle, Phyllis Deering & Fraser Deering


The Funeral Service will be held at 2 P.M. on Thursday, April 18, 2019 from St. Mark's Anglican Church, Shearstown.


The family will be receiving relatives and friends at SLADE'S FUNERAL HOME, L.T. STICK DRIVE, BAY ROBERTS on Tuesday: 11:30 A.M.-12 Noon, 2-5 P.M. & 7 - 9 P.M., Wednesday: 10:30 A.M.-12 Noon, 2-5 P.M. & 7-9 P.M. & Thursday: 10:30-11:30 A.M.


As expressions of sympathy, flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Joyce Mercer Memorial Fund.


For further information please call Slade’s Funeral Home, Bay Roberts: 786-2323.


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