Delbert "Alan" Mercer, 52, of Weirton, passed away Friday, May 16, 2014 in the UPMC Montefiore Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. Born January 6, 1962 in Washington, PA, he was a son of Mary Mercer of Weirton. He was also preceded in death by his brother Jerry Harris, sister in law Teeny Johnson, brother in law George Lemasters and grandparents Russell "Pap" and Elizabeth "Dee Dee" Prochaska. For 8 years, Alan served as a cook at Eat N'Park in Weirton. He was an avid sports fan especially the Pittsburgh Penguins, Pirates and Steelers. He enjoyed woodworking with his nephew Zak and cheering for Penn State. In addition to his mother, Alan is survived by his wife of 32 years, Elizabeth "Rose" Lemasters Mercer; brother Karl Harris; sister Misty Taylor and sister in laws Dolly (Gomer) Boyer, Russy (Heather) Lemasters and several nieces, nephews, aunts and other special family members. Visitation will be held Monday from 2 until the 8PM funeral service at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. Mr. Paul Swiger will officiate. Private interment will be held at the convenience of his family. Memorial contributions may be made to Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15224.

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  1. Rose, Dolly and the rest of the Mercer family, I am so sorry about your loss and I wish I had words of comfort that would take away the pain. All I can do is offer my condolences and caring thoughts. Kim Arango

  2. Sorry for your loss thinking about you and praying for you Rosie here for you if u need anything

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