WORCESTER – Evelyn “Pat” R. (LaRocque) Mercon, 76, of Evelyn Street died Tuesday, November 16 in St. Vincent Hospital after an illness.
Her husband Paul A. Mercon died in August of 1983. She leaves two sons Steven P. Mercon of Riverview, FL and Owen P. Mercon of North Danville, VT; two daughters Diane R. Mercon Griffen of Spencer and Melissa M. Mercon Smith of Hopedale; two brothers Robert J. LaRocque of Broken Bow, NE and Chuckie R. LaRocque of Portland, OR; a sister Viola McAllen of Waynesboro, VA; many grandchildren and great grandchildren which she loved very much; several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by a son Jeffrey P. Mercon and a sister Estelle Wilson. She was born in Worcester daughter of Exeos and Rita (Penny) LaRocque.
Mrs. Mercon was a nurse for 30 years working for several local hospitals and nursing homes retiring in 1988. She also was a housekeeper at St. Stephen’s Rectory and worked at the Green Street Thrift Store. She was a member of Our Lady of the Angels Church.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, November 20 at 10 AM in St. Michael’s Church, 29 North Ave., Mendon. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Worcester. There are no calling hours. Alfred Roy & Sons Funeral Home (www.Royfuneral.com) 12 Hammond St. Worcester is directing arrangements.