MERCER, Reverend William D…..

Peacefully after a brief illness, at Victoria Hospital, London, on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, Reverend William D. Mercer in his 97th year and 75th year as a Priest of the Anglican Church of Canada. Husband of the late Pauline (Collier) Mercer. Father of Peter P. Mercer and his wife Jacqueline Ehlert-Mercer of New Jersey, John W. Mercer and his wife Carol of Toronto and Paul D. Mercer and his wife Shelley of London. Grandfather of Ryan and Imogen; Eric, Grant and Victoria; Benjamin and Braydon. Predeceased by his siblings Eric Mercer, Marjorie Mercer and Jean Mercer all of St. John’s Newfoundland. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of his life will be held on Friday, March 8th, 2013 at 3pm at St. Paul’s Cathedral, 472 Richmond Street, London, with The Right Reverend Terrance A. Dance and The Right Reverend Robert F. Bennett officiating. Private Interment of cremated remains in Woodland Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Ramapo College Foundation, 505 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430  A. Millard George Funeral Home, entrusted with arrangements 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at

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