Dennis Edward Mercer
November 10, 1960 – April 1, 2023
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Dennis Edward Mercer of Fort McMurray, Alberta at the age of 62 at the hospice in Northern Lights Regional Centre on April 1, of 2023.
He is survived by his wife, Michele: children, Sarah (Jeffrey), Lucas, Spencer (Robyn), Eve, Quinton: grandchild, Elora: parents, Edward and Marion Mercer: sisters, Carol (Tom), Suzan (Peter), Patricia, and Lisa (Darren): : as well as numerous nieces, and nephews.
Dennis had recently retired after a 43-year career at Syncrude Canada Ltd, during which he held various positions. In his long career he formed many deep and lasting friendships. The family would especially like to acknowledge the support and caring that Trevor Gouthro and Gordon Yeudall gave to Dennis and his family during this difficult time.
Dennis was married to Michele Imeson Mercer for 25 years and they had the privilege, in spite of his failing health, to recently enjoy a lovely Caribbean cruise.
There will be no funeral at this time. A memorial for family members will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to either of the following: Northern Lights Palliative Care – Jeremy Snook Memorial Palliative Care Suites (contact by phone at 780-791-6041); Cross Cancer Institute Edmonton, albertacancer.ca
The family would like to thank the McMurray Métis, Métis Nation of Alberta for their support, and the medical and palliative care staff at the Cross Cancer Institute and Northern Lights Regional Centre.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2023 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, at McMurray Gospel Assembly, 10110 Main St, Fort McMurray, AB