Zelda Louise <I>Black</I> Mercer

Zelda Louise Black Mercer

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 11 May 2009 (aged 94)
Kinsman, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA
Burial Kinsman, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 61562860 · View Source
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May 12, 2009
Zelda L. Mercer
Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Anonymous The Star Beacon Tue May 12, 2009, 07:28 PM EDT

KINSMAN — Zelda L. (Somerville) Mercer, age 94, of Kinsman, Ohio, died Monday, May 11, 2009, at her home.

She was born Jan. 3, 1915, in Apollo, Pa., the daughter of John H. and Mary M. (Baker) Black. Mrs. Mercer was a 1932 graduate of Greene Township High School in Commodore, Pa.

A longtime Kinsman resident, she was employed by Target Stamped Products in Kinsman for twenty-six years, retiring in 1976.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Andover, where she belonged to the Women's Missionary Union and enjoyed playing the organ and piano. Her hobbies included crafts, reading and flower gardening. She especially enjoyed her violets.

Mrs. Mercer is survived by her daughter, Margaret (Charles) Mercer of Kinsman; her two sons, Bill (Nancy) Somerville of West Lafayette, Ohio, and Herman (Louella) Somerville of Orwell, Ohio; her sister, Erma Rosenberger of Vandergrift, Pa.; 16 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her first husband, Ernest L. Somerville; her second husband, Burl C. Mercer; her three daughters, Avonell (Earl) Addicott, Doris (Jack) Mercer and Marion (Mel) Kring; one son, John Somerville Sr.; three granddaughters, Cindy Somerville, Laura Somerville and Jennifer Marsh; three sisters, Grace Heckman, Ida Michaels and Mabel Clark; a brother, Arthur Black; and an infant brother.

A Funeral Service will be held 11 a.m. on Friday, May 15th, at BAUMGARDNER FUNERAL HOME, 8569 Main St., Kinsman, Ohio. Burial will follow in Kinsman Cemetery.

Calling Hours will be Thursday, May 14th, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, Ohio 44512 or to the First Baptist Church, in care of Brian Hall, 10310 Route 46, North Bloomfield, Ohio 44450.

Guestbook available at www.baumgardnerfuneralhome.com and starbeacon.com



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  • Created by: Linda Crandall
  • Added: 13 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61562860
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Zelda Louise Black Mercer (3 Jan 1915–11 May 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61562860, citing Kinsman Cemetery New, Kinsman, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Linda Crandall (contributor 47121191) .