Kenneth Leo Mercier

Kenneth Leo Mercier 54, of Philidelphia, Pa., went home to be with the Lord on February 21, 2016, at Mercy Hospital in Portland Maine. He fought a brave and dignified battle with lung cancer. Kenny was born August 24, 1961, in Nashua, NH. The son of the late Francis and Jeanne (Dupont) Mercier. He was predeceased by brotherin- law, Frederick Murch. He is survived by his son Jared and daughter-inlaw Molly Mercier and their two children, Amelia and Marlo Mercier of Los Angeles, Ca.; his son Zachary Mercier of Portland, Maine; a sister, Kim (Mercier) Murch of Bridgton, Maine; a brother, Michael, of Gorham, Maine; and a sister, Mary (Mercier) Whitaker of Fryeburg, Maine; nieces and nephews Taylor, Shelby and Lindsay Murch, Parker (Cook) Mercier, Eric, David, Peter and Mason Whitaker; and great-niece Adelyn Doty. He grew up in Amherst, NH. Kenny was self-employed in construction his whole life. He was gifted with knowledge and skills that allowed him to build beautiful and unique custom homes. He and his son Zach worked together for many years. Ken was an avid skier and sportsman. He enjoyed watching the NE Patriots and Boston Bruins. He loved the outdoors. He attended Burke Mountain ski racing Academy. His greatest love was spending time with his children and grandchildren. At Kenny’s request, there will be no funeral service. Internment will be at a later date. In Ken’s honor, please make sure you fill out your organ donor card. Arrangements are being respectfully handled by Chad E. Poitras Cremation and Funeral Service, Buxton. 207-929-3723