Mr. Josiah Mercer of Upper Island Cove passed away at the Interfaith Citizens Home, Carbonear on Saturday, October 3, 2015. Mr. Mercer was 77 years old. He leaves to mourn his loving family: Wife: Florence of 56 years; Children: Majorie (Lester) & Tony (Maggie); Grandchildren: Jennifer (Brian), Scott (Terri-Lee) & Donna; Great Grandchild: Mackenzie; Sisters: Susie (Graham), Lizzie (Gordon) & Phobie; Sisters-In-Law: Shirley Mercer, Mary, Marjorie, Masie, Shirley (Eleazor Jones) & Clara And a large circle of family & friends. Predeceased By: Parents: Josiah & Bertha; Parents-In-Law: John & Voilet; Brothers: Raymond, Malcolm & Lawrence; Sisters: Voilet & Winnie; Brothers-In-Law: George, Walter, Angus, Issac, Henry, Warren, Baxter, Colin, John, Fred & Eric; Sisters-In-Law: Beatrice, Carmel, Doris Barrett & Doris Smith.
The funeral service will take place at St. Peter's Anglican Church & Cemetery, Upper Island Cove on Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 2 P.M.
The family will be receiving relatives and friends at SLADE'S FUNERAL HOME, CRANES ROAD, UPPER ISLAND COVE, between the hours of Sunday: 8 - 9 P.M., Monday & Tuesday: 10:30 A.M. - 9 P.M. and Wednesday: 10:30 A.M. - 1 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Peter's Anglican Church Memorial Fund.
Condolences may be written to the family at: sladesfuneralhome.ca For Any further information please call Slade’s Funeral Home, Upper Island Cove: 589-2250. Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Slade’s Funeral Homes, Serving Carbonear, Upper Island Cove, Bay Roberts and areas.