Monday, May 12, 2008


Weirton Daily Times
Monday, June 11, 1956

Charles F. Mercer

Charles F. Mercer, 63, a prominent New Cumberland resident passed away Saturday evening at the Fox Rest Home in Chester where he had been a patient for the past three months. Mercer was born on January 19, 1893 in New Cumberland. He was a son of John T. Mercer and of the late Eva Lee Mercer. Mercer was a riverman by trade. He was a member of the Catholic Church.

He is survived by his father, John T. Mercer, New Cumberland; five sons, Raymond, Ralph, Dale, Charles Jr. all of East Liverpool, Ohio and Roy of Winfield, Louisiana; three daughters, Evelyn of East Liverpool, Eva of Akron, Ohio and Shirley, Winnfield <sic>, Louisiana. Services will be conducted by Stewart and Turley Funeral Home on Wednesday at 9 a.m. Officiating will be Reverend Father Matt Nemec of the Immaculate Conception Church. Burial will be at the Union Cemetery in Pughtown.

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