BUCKSPORT - Nella passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at home in Bucksport surrounded by family members. She was born in Hogden Maine on February 7, 1919, to the late Maurice and Elenora Gerow.
Nella moved to Bucksport at an early age and she was a graduate of Bucksport Seminary in 1936.Nella was an avid reader and renowned puzzle solver. She also made a mean rhubarb pie.
Nella is survived by her children Laurice (Jeanne) Mercer, Beverly Mercer (Ronald) Kerstetter, Fredrick (Janet) Mercer and Pamela Mercer (Richard) Ames. She is survived by one brother, Philip (Ina Jane) Gerow, sister-in-law Maureen Leach Gerow, 19 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by husbands Arthur (Bud) Mercer and Forest (Jim) Stone; sister Alice Gerow (Gerald) Deveau and brother Herbert (Florence)Gerow Sr.
Graveside services will be held in June of 2016. Arrangements are under the care of Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home and Cremation Services Bucksport. (mitchelltweedie-young.com)