Irene Mercer – Cumberland

Irene Mercer – Cumberland

Irene (Godin) Mercer, 89, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017, at the Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket.

Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Mary (Belrose) Godin. She resided in Cumberland for most of her life.

She was employed as a sales clerk for the former Ann & Hope Stores Inc. in Cumberland for many years. She was also previously employed as a Textile Worker for the Cadillac Textile Mill. She was also a bartender for many years at the Cronshaw VFW Post of Cumberland.

Mrs. Mercer was an officer and member of the Ladies Auxiliary for the VFW Post in Cumberland. She loved cats, the beach and was an avid bingo player.

She leaves her two children, Janet Cassidy and Scott Mercer, both of Cumberland; her granddaughter, Keri, of Cumberland; two great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn of Cumberland and Jordan of Laurel, Md., as well as several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Edward Godin and Doris Emond.

Her funeral and burial will be private.

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