Barbara Linn Mercer

| January 15, 2020

NEW PHILADELPHIA – Barbara Linn Mercer of New Philadelphia passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. She was born in Clarksburg, West Virginia on June 4, 1957 to John and Mary (Kerr) Elza.

Barbara worked as an administrative assistant at TestAmerica and was a tax preparer for many years. She loved going to Disney with her family; enjoyed cross-stitching, reading, playing cards and traveling.

She is survived by her father, John, two daughters, Jennifer (Brian) Stiller of Mineral City and Janet Wagner of New Philadelphia; four grandchildren Jedediah Girard, Trent Stiller, Francesca Wagner and Isabella Wagner; three sisters Jane (Larry) Frum, Lonell (Buck) Godfrey and Ellen Owens; severasl nieces and nephews and her wonderful dog, Sammy.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Mary, and sister, Alice Lambert.

Per Barbara’s wishes, a cremation will take place.

For those who wish, memorial donations may be made in Barbara’s name to any humane society.

An online memorial can be viewed at

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