Bill Mero

Bill Mero

It is with deep sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of Bill Mero at the Rotary Hospice House, Prince George on Thursday, Feb. 21 2019.

Bill is survived by Margaret, his wife of 68 years, children Liane (Bill) Kimmie, Bill (Barb) Mero, Becky (Dale) Hoskyn, John (Rosalyn) Mero, Alana Mero, Bob Mero, Andrina (Gerry) Wessel, Melinda (Richard) Davis, Myra Mero (Cameron McIntyre), sister Barbara Billette of Windsor ON, 17 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Bill is also survived by many nieces and nephews and many close family friends

Bill was predeceased by his infant son, Mickey (1962), daughter Dawn (2014), great-grandson Zack Lawlor (2008) plus his parents Bill and Bertha Mero, sister Charmaine Hiebert, brother Rod Mero all in Ontario.

Bill was born in Tecumseh ON, met Margaret in Quesnel in 1949, after a brief sojourn in Ontario the family returned to BC where they’ve lived ever since. Bill worked for Weldwood of Canada and later West Fraser Mills before starting his retirement in 1983. Bill and Margaret have enjoyed many overseas journeys since then, making friends wherever they stopped, enjoying all the world has to offer in cuisine, experiences, and friendships. Favourite destinations included Australia and lately Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Bill’s Funeral Mass will be held 2 pm Saturday, March 2 at Christ Our Saviour Church, 4514 Austin Rd West, Prince George BC with a tea to follow.

There will also be a Memorial Service followed by a tea on Saturday, May 18 also at the Christ Our Saviour Church at 2 pm so all family and friends unable to attend his Funeral Mass can come to say goodbye.

Donations in Bill’s memory may be made to the Rotary Hospice House, 3089 Clapperton St Prince George BC V2L 5N4.

Quesnel Cariboo Observer

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