Alexander Mercel, LaSalette, R. R. No 1, died at the Brantford General
Hospital on Monday morning after an illness of six weeks. Mr. Mercel was
born in Windham Centre sixty-four years ago, where he attended
McKnight's school as a boy and later farmed.
In 1899 he
married Mary Alice Kelso of Windham Centre who survives him, also one
son George Mercel of Burford and two daughters, Mrs. Fred Walker of
Scotland, Ont., and Mrs. Hugh Montgomery of Clute, Ont. There are also
three brothers, Wm. Mercel of Waterford, John Mercel of Scotland and
George Mercel of LaSalette and one sister Mrs. Nora Slaght of Delhi.
The funeral was
held on Wednesday, August 2nd from the home with services in St.
Andrews Presbyterian Church, Windham Centre, of which he was a member.
Rev. Wm. Carpenter of Brantford conducted the services and the
pallbearers were Messrs. H. McKnight, A. R. McKnight, H. Wilson, W.
Bain, A. Munn and John Neal. Interment was made in Windham Centre