David Mersey

David Charles Mersey

Friday, March 11th, 1938 - Saturday, April 13th, 2019
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Mersey, David Charles, 81 of East Kemptville, passed away April 13, 2019 in the Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born March 11,1938 in Feltzen South, NS, he was a son to the late Howard and Gladys (Corkum) Mersey. David was the Captain on many fishing boats throughout the years, including scallop and fish draggers. He enjoyed gunsmithing, hunting, wood working and eating his deer meat. He was a jack of all trades and tried a little bit of everything. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Survived by his loving wife Shirley (Smith); daughter Lisa (Kevin) Deveau, Red Deer, Alberta; grandchildren Samantha Usher and Keilah Deveau; niece and nephews Sheila Ritcey; Bruce Mersey; Earl Mersey; Ivan Mersey, Howard Mersey, and Raeburne Zinck. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his son John Hines; brothers Leo and Vernon; sisters Joyce Ritcey and Ola Zinck; nephew, Lynwood Mersey. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. Cremation has taken place and there will be no funeral service as per request. Memorial donations may be made to the Friends of Gilles Boudreau Cancer Help Fund or the Charity of your Choice. On-line condolences may be sent to: or you may sign the guestbook on-line at:
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Posted at 11:17am
Condolences to family from Doris Mersey ,and SON David MERSEY JR.,R.I.P

Shirley Talsma

Posted at 10:04am
Deepest sympathy from your friends and co workers at Teamworks Bentley. We miss you.
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Posted at 12:17pm
David was a great teacher to me when I began my fishing career those many years ago and we have remained friends ever since. I will miss talking to you old friend. My best wishes to his family.

Bernie B

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