It is with great love and sadness that the family of Ronald Harvey Mercer, originally of Dunville, announces that he peacefully passed away on January 28, 2021 at the age of 59 following a short, courageous and valiant battle with Glioblastoma cancer. Predeceased by his loving mother Shirley Mercer on March 19, 2020 and by his infant triplet sisters.
Leaving to mourn, his devoted daughters Amanda (Chase) and Katie (Travis) and their mom Ann Marie (Glenn); sons Matthew (Ashley) and Michael (Bret); special grandson and pop’s best buddy Parker; grandsons Ayden, Dawson, Danny and Wyatt and granddaughter Lincoln; his father Harvey, sisters Marina (Carl) Pitcher and Beverly; and a large extended family.
Many heartfelt thanks to the doctors and staff of the H.Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre and the Palliative Care team and unit for their excellent care during the last 9 months.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Maher’s Funeral Home, Placentia. Visitation to take place on Saturday, January 30th, 2021 from 2pm - 4pm and 7pm - 9pm.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, visitation is permitted with restrictions. The maximum number of people permitted in the visitation room at one time is 20 people. All visitors must sign in and sign out for contact tracing purposes, and masks must be worn at all times. Hand sanitizer will be provided and is to be used upon entering and exiting the building. Please visit www.mahersfuneralhome.ca for additional information regarding COVID-19 restrictions.
Funeral service will take place on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 2pm at St. Martin’s Anglican Church in Dunville with internment in the Dermot McGettigan Memorial Cemetery in Southeast, Placentia.
In Ron’s memory, donations can be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation.