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Painesville Location

1000 Mentor Avenue Painesville, Ohio 44077

Willoughby Location

38001 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Mentor Location

6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060

Ola Mae Mercer (nee Buckner)

08/21/1932 — 05/10/2022

A close-up photo of Ola Mae Mercer formerly Buckner smiling for the camera

Ola Mae Mercer (nee Buckner), age 89 of Mentor On The Lake, passed away May 10th, 2022 at home surrounded by her family. She was born in Wesleyville, Kentucky to the late Walter and Sarah Buckner.

Ola Mae was a retired Licensed Leasing Consultant for Goldberg Companies where she worked for over 30 years. She was a proud member of Life Point Church in Mentor where she was devoted to The Lord. She loved traveling, cooking, gospel and country music, and being with her family.

Ola Mae was the loving wife of the late Allard L. Mercer; dearest mother of Brenda Cerutti, Jeffrey (Denise) Mercer, Randall Mercer and Roseanne (Paul) Martin; beloved grandmother of Lori (John Hanko) Cerutti, Cheri Cerutti-Wild, Melissa (Axel) Arindell, Danielle Mercer-Sanchez, Brandon (Christina) Mercer, Tara and Emily Mercer, Paula and Dwayne Martin; great grandmother of Dylan, Trevor, Jonathan, Sarah, Alexis, Tysen, Koby, Josslyn, Zuree, Geoffrey, Kaileigh, Aiden and Della; great great grandmother of Jonny and Macklin; sister of the late Helena Anderson.

The Mercer family will receive friends from 4:00 – 8:00 PM Thursday, May 12th, 2022 at McMahon Coyne Vitantonio Funeral Home, 38001 Euclid Ave., Willoughby. A funeral service will be held at 7:30 PM Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will take place at 11:00 AM Saturday at Sunset Cemetery in Quincy, Kentucky.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of The Western Reserve, 300 East 185th Street, Cleveland OH 44119.

Arrangements were entrusted to Jeff Monreal of Jeff Monreal Funeral Home.

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6 Replies to “Ola Mae Mercer (nee Buckner)”

  1. Kimberly Blaker-Mercer May 11, 2022 at 9:40 pm

    May God comfort this great lady’s family. I’ll never forget her, ever.


  2. Rev. Michael and Sheila Staab May 12, 2022 at 11:01 am

    May our Saviour place his hand upon your hearts. Let the knowledge of knowing she is with the Father bring tears of Joy and not sorrow. I know that the memmories we all have of Ola are filled with lots of laughter. Her spirit still lives and waits to see her family again. Remember all those who have gone before. Bro.Ronk, Bro. Palmer and Roberts. Bro and Sis. OBannion. We are praying for you as your head will know one thing and your heart another. We have always considered you family. I am sending a hug and kiss for each of you.
    If I could be there I would, as we are still settling here in Louisiana.
    Condolences to all family and friends. As Ola lays to rest you must keep moving forward in whatever God takes you. Ola nor Allard were quitters. Strength is already in you. ❤️❤️❤️

    I love you ALL!!
    Sheila Staab


  3. Betty Mercer Wright. May 12, 2022 at 8:02 pm

    no one could have a sweeter sister than you Ola, when you became a part of our large Mercer family I was a little jelious because you were so beautiful anaLysts loved you so much,I grew to you as another sister.THANK GOD.


  4. Rich and Lori Silvestro May 12, 2022 at 8:41 pm

    To the whole Mercer family-We are so sorry for your loss but so happy that Mamma is home with her Lord. This is such a beautiful picture of her with her beautiful smile. This is how we will remember her always. We only have wonderful memories of her. Love and prayers to all of you.


  5. Darlene Keating May 12, 2022 at 11:27 pm

    Thinking of your family today and sending our lliveand prayers. I have known Ola since I was in middle school. I will always remember her laugh and happy spirit. May she Rest In Peace and your family feel peace in her memories. Denise you truly lucked in a wonderful Mother In Law. Xo


  6. Ola mat you RIP God bless you and your family. Bea LeWayne Gibson


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