Mon., March 25, 1985
Services are to be held Tuesday for Charles W. “Jack” Mercer, 61, of Chester RD1 who died at 11:55 p.m. Friday a the Palm Beach Gardens Hospital following a sudden illness while on vacation.
He was born at the Mercer farm on Shepherds Valley Road near Chester July 19, 1923, a son of the late Wilson Mercer and Anna Douglas Mercer.
Mr. Mercer retired in May 1981 from the former Crucible Steel Division plant at Midland with 39 years’ service, and was a member of Local 1212 of the United Steelworkers of America. He served with the U. S. Army Air Force in World War II in Southeast Asia. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6450 and the East Liverpool YMCA.
He is survived by his wife, Florence Gilmore Mercer, whom he married in 1954, at home; three daughters, Mrs. Ronald (Brenda) Inches of Moon Township, Mrs. Arland (Deborah) Lamp of Chester and Mrs. Scott (Linda) Smith of Fairfield, Ohio; a brother, Elmer Mercer of Chester; a sister, Teresa Leona Reed of Beaver Falls, Pa.; and three grandchildren.
Services are to be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Arner Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Paul Treese of Meadville, Pa., retired minister, officiating.
Burial is to be in Locust Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call at the chapel this afternoon and evening and until the time of the service Tuesday.