Friday, April 22, 1964
Dewey A. Mercer, 68, of New Cumberland, a native of Hancock County, died Thursday morning at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Harry (Mary) Harris of Paris, Pa., following a long illness.
He was born May 20, 1898, a son of the late Nathan Mercer and Adella Wells Mercer. He was a retired employe of M & E Co. of New Cumberland. He attended the New Cumberland Church of the Nazarene. His wife, Mrs. Clara Heffner Mercer, died March 27, 1958.
He also leaves five sons, Doral Mercer of Santa Maria, Calif., Dwight Mercer and Kenneth Mercer, both of East Liverpool, Robert Mercer and Dwayne Mercer, both of New Cumberland; three other daughters, Mrs. John (Virginia) Delekta of New Cumberland, Mrs. Hubert (Eleanor) Wynn of Santa Maria and Miss Donna Jean Mercer of New Cumberland; two sisters, Mrs. Roy Heffner and Mrs. Virginia Haught, both of Newell; three brothers, Harlan Mercer of Barnesville, Alvin Mercer of Richmond, Ind., and Clarence Mercer of the state of Washington and 19 grandchildren.
Friends may call after 7 tonight at th4 Turley Funeral Home in New Cumberland. Other arrangements are pending.