Hazen Mercer

Obituary of Hazen Mercer

Hazen Herbert Mercer of Ratters Corner, NB, passed away at Sussex Health Centre on January 10, 2005 at the age of 83. Hazen was born in Ratters Corner, New Brunswick on September 9, 1921, he was the son of the late Joseph H. and Maude E. (Mitchell) Mercer. Hazen is survived by his beloved wife Ida May (Snowie) (McConnell) Mercer, 5 daughters, Jennie MacDonald and her husband Ralph of Sussex, Paulette Mitton and her husband Bob of Ratters Corner, Bonita Lackie and her husband Ed of Ratters Corner, Brenda Mercer of BC and Pamela McDermott and her husband John of Quirk Road, Sussex, 5 sons, Wayne and his wife Joyce of Picadilly, Joe and his wife Pat of Sussex, Ronnie and his wife Deborah of Guelph, Bard and his wife Cheryl of Saskatchewan and Trent of Ratters Corner, his daughter-in-law, Shirley Mercer of Smith Creek, his brother, Carl and his wife Margaret of Norton, 2 sisters, Ruby Atherton of Greenwood, N.S. and Barbara Buchanan of Petitcodiac, 29 grandchildren, Kelly, Wade, Shane, Jake, Bobbie-Jo, Mark, Josie, Justin, Stephanie, Megan, Celia, Laura, Joseph, Bradley, Stephanie, Matthew, Jackie, Derrick, Scott, Holly, Joseph Jr., Troy, Trent, Angie, Anthony, Hazen, Cory, Brandon and Sarah, 34 great-grandchildren, Jordan, Morgan, Connar, MacKenzie, Quinn, Tyler, Aiden, Breanna, Jordan, Logan, Karson, Keith, Nicholas, Erin, Felecia, Chelsie, Joseph, Derica, Mercedes, Cheyenne, Christopher, Kiaer, Isbella, Anastasia, Hazen, Tyrus, Xavier, Michael, Nicole, Andrew, Nikita, Alysha, Angelina and Alexia, 2 great great grandchildren, Joselyn and Charmine, as well as several nieces and nephews. Hazen was predeceased by 2 sons, Earl and John, 5 brothers, Eldon, Kenneth, John, Fred and Joe and by his sister, Della. Hazen served in the Royal Canadian Armed Forces, L.A.C. during WWII as a ground crew member. He was also a master mechanic with the Merchant Marine. Hazen was a member of the PC Party and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 20. He was a avid hunter and fisherman. Hazen enjoyed playing the fiddle while family members played the guitar. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Wallace Funeral Home, 34 Sunnyside Drive, Sussex, (506-433-1176), with visitation on Tuesday 2-4, 7-.9. The Funeral Service will be from Wallace Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, January 12, 2005 at 1:00 pm with Rev. Mary Wannamaker officiating. Interment will take place at Trinity Cemetery in the spring. As an expression of sympathy donations made to the Southfield United Church or to the memorial of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
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