Joseph W. Mercier of Winthrop passed away on March 26, 2021. He was 89 years old. Joseph was the beloved husband of the late Kathleen C. (Farrissey) Mercier. Born in Boston, Joseph was the cherished son of the late Wilfred L. and Mary Josephine (Murphy) Mercier.
Joseph was a U.S. Air Force veteran, serving from 1951-1955. He worked as a technician for Draper Laboratory in Cambridge, MA. Joseph spent most of his life in Winthrop, MA, before retiring to Sarasota FL.
Joseph was the devoted father of Kathleen J. Houseweart and her partner Paul Page of Sarasota, FL, Carol A. Mercier, Michelle M. Bernard and her husband Robert and Mary T. Prentice and her husband James all of Winthrop. Adored grandfather of Sandra and James Houseweart, Colleen and Thomas Bernard and Max and Allison Prentice and proud great-grandfather to Cooper Prentice. Dear brother of the late Josephine Smith and loving uncle to many nieces and nephews.
A funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, April 7th in St. John the Evangelist Church-Winthrop at 10AM. Relatives and friends are invited. Interment will follow in Winthrop Cemetery (Belle isle Section).