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Melissa M. Mercer of North Tonawanda, NY, passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Buffalo General Hospital. She was born in Niagara Falls , NY on July 22, 1962, the daughter of Rose (Alverez) and the late Richard McKinnon.
Melissa was employed at Home Depot and later became the medical billing supervisor with Complete Homecare for the past six years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, cooking, riding her bike and going on cruises.
Besides her mother, she is survived by her husband of 37 years, William D. Mercer. They were married on July 22, 1979; two sons, William D. and Jacob J. Mercer; a brother, Mark (late Joy) McKinnon; and a sister, Marla (Dale) Canning. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday at 1:00 PM at Fair Havens Church, 7337 Ward Road, North Tonawanda, NY, with the Pastor Patricia MacKinnon officiating. Melissa gave the gift of life by being an organ donor. Memorials may be made in her name to UNYTS. Arrangements were made through the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, Sanborn, NY.
Visit rhoneyfuneralhome.com for guest register.
Published on June 19, 2017
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