62, Whitney Pier
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our mother, Judith ‘Judy’ Elaine Mercer on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at home.

Born on Oct. 18, 1951, in Sydney, Judy was the daughter of the late Tom and Mary (Dearing) Mercer.

Family was everything to Judy. Judy’s passion for flowers and gardening brought her joy and happiness to many on our island. She loved her home for everything was in its place.  Judy will be remembered by family and friends for her strength and determination.

Judy leaves behind her daughters, Tammy (Darrell) Quinn and Ellen (Greg) Sewell; grandchildren, Brody Quinn and Jamie Caume; sister, Brenda (Richard) White; brother, Robert (Kandra) Mercer; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Judy was predeceased by her sister, Grace Mercer and brother, Tommy Mercer.

Visitation and memorial service to celebrate the life of Judith ‘Judy’ Elaine Mercer will be held at Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church Street) on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 12-1 p.m. with service to follow at 1 p.m. in the All Faith Chapel. Light refreshments will be served in the reception area following the service. A private family burial will take place at a later date.

Donations in memory of Judy may be made to charity of one’s choice.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.

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Silent thoughts of times together, Hold memories that will last forever. Rest in Peace Cousin.
From:  Alfred Sharples

So sad to hear about Judy's passing. Her mom and dad were friends of ours as was she and Grace. Condolences to her children and her family. She will be missed. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
From:  Mary Phillips

Our sincere condolences on the death of your Mother. She was very kind and helpful to many people and we deeply appreciate her support over the past few years. Judy's love for her daughters and grandchildren was strong and she often spoke with pride about her family.
From:  The MacTavish Family