Gracia E. Mercier, 1930 - 2014

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Gracia E. Mercier, 84, a resident of Greene, died Saturday, October 25, 2014, at d’Youville Pavilion in Lewiston. Born in Lewiston on January 13, 1930, she was the daughter of Emile and Marguerite Flynn Theriault. Educated in Auburn schools, she was married to Antonin “Tony” Mercier at St. Patrick’s Chapel on August 3, 1957. Mr. Mercier passed away on February 13, 2009. She enjoyed family get-togethers, reading, boating, and all outdoor activities, both work and play. A devout Catholic, Gracia attended the Paraclete prayer group at Holy Family Church for over 30 years. Survivors include a daughter, Tanya Mercier of Greene, five sons; Steve and wife Dianne of Florida, Joseph of California, Mathew and wife Christine of Livermore, Anthony of Lisbon Falls, and Douglas and wife Pamela of Gorham, two sisters, Irene Beaulieu of Greene and Margaret Wright of Durham, twelve grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a daughter, Lorena Dubois, who passed in 2011, four brothers, and two sisters. The family wishes to give a special thanks to the nursing staffs at d’Youville Pavilion and Beacon Hospice for all the care they gave Gracia.


Funeral Notice


MERCIER, Gracia, 84, of Greene, died in Lewiston on October 25, 2014. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, 2 - 4 & 6 - 8 PM. Service will be Friday, 11 AM, in the lower church of Ss. Peter & Paul Basilica. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Donations may be made in her memory to the American Heart Association, 51 US Route 1, Suite M, Scarborough, ME 04074.


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