Donald W. Mercer (April 23, 1920 – June 10, 2010)

Donald Wakefield Mercer, 90, of Leonard Avenue, Zanesville, passed away at 11:20 pm at Adams Lane Care Center.

Donald was born April 23, 1920 in Zanesville, the son of the late Harold W. and Mary (Fisher) Mercer. He retired as an Electrician with Walker Manufacturing.

Donald is survived by his wife Helen M. (Hanifan) Mercer whom he married April 12, 1940; his son Thomas H. Mercer of E. Sandwich, MA, his daughters Patricia Ann Ballard of Nashport, Joyce Ellen Dotson of Dunkirk, OH, Thoma Jirles of Zanesville, Pamela Willey of Wylie, TX; Raymond Earl Mercer of Blue Rock, Ronald Richard Mercer of Frazeysburg; his sisters Bonnie Jean VanAllen of Zanesville and Betsy Jane Russi of Zanesville; 10 grandchildren 13 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter Barbara Mull; his brothers Marion, Harold, James, and William Mercer.

Visitation will be 10 to 11 am Saturday, June 12, 2010 at the Thompson-Farus Funeral Home, Duncan Falls, where Funeral Services will be 11 am. Entombment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

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