Mercer, MargaretMERCER, Margaret Mae – With great sadness we announce the passing of Margaret Mae Mercer (nee McLintock) on September 26th, 2014 in her 101st year. Marg passed peacefully in her sleep surrounded by her family at Oakville Trafalgar Hospital. A longtime resident of Markdale and Beaver Valley, she is predeceased by her husband Hugh Mercer and sister Dorothy McLintock. She leaves behind sister Verna (Bill) Schenk and will be dearly missed by niece Diane (Terry) Hallett, nephew Bill (Janice) Schenk, many grand-nieces, extended family and friends.

Margaret was a talented artist and dedicated supporter of the arts and crafts as well as her community. She was a charter member of the Grey Highlands Rug Hooking Guild, lifetime member of the Centre Grey Hospital Auxiliary and proud supporter of the Markdale Hospital Building Fund. Marg was excited to hear of the recent announcement to break ground for the new Markdale Hospital.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the May Funeral Home in Markdale on Saturday October 18, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. followed by a reception at Annesley United Church, 82 Toronto St. S., Markdale.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation to Centre Grey Health Services Foundation may be arranged through May Funeral Home, 63 Main St. E., PO Box 423, Markdale, N0C 1H0,, 519-986-3310 or at

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