Joyce E. Mercer, age 80, of 311 1/2 Early Ave., Ridgway, died Monday May 31, 2021, at Pinecrest Manor following a lengthy illness. She was born April 9, 1941, in Ridgway, daughter of the late Harry and Martha (Streich) Herzog. She married Rodger A. Mercer on June 28,1958, he preceded her in death on August 20, 2008. She resided in Ridgway all of her life and was a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church. She had been employed by the Market Basket, BiLo, and the Ridgway Elks.
She is survived by a daughter Wanda M. Mercer of Conway, SC, a son Ronald (Sara) Mercer of Ridgway, 1 granddaughter Shiobhan (Denny Gregori, Jr.) Mercer of St. Marys, 1 brother Dick (Beverly) Herzog of Ridgway, 1 sister Carol Anderson of Phoenix, AZ, and several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by 1 daughter Diane Mercer and 1 grandson Andy Mercer.
Funeral Services for Joyce E. Mercer will be held at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at 11:00 AM. Officiating will be Rev. Susan Fox, Pastor of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church. Burial will be at Thayer Memorial Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Memorials, if desired, can be made to the Ridgway Public Library. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Thompson Funeral Home. Share your online condolences at thompsonfuneralhomepa.com.
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Published by Ridgway Record from Jun. 1 to Jun. 2, 2021.