Richard E. Mercier Jr.

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Richard E. Mercier Jr., 69, of Somers, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 23, 2013.

Born on Aug. 26, 1943, in Rockville, he was the loving son of the late Richard and Mildred (Burdick) Mercier. Richard was the loving husband for almost 45 years to the late Judith (Evoy) Mercier, who predeceased him last month.

Richard is survived by his loving daughter, Michelle Vargo; her husband, Robert; and his two loving grandchildren, Zack and Chloe Vargo (whom he adored) all of Somers. He was predeceased by his siblings, Gary, Theodore, and Diane Mercier.

Funeral services for Richard are private and burial will be at the convenience of the family.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Somers Funeral Home.

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Published in Journal Inquirer from Mar. 25 to Mar. 29, 2013