Keith E. Mercer.

Keith E. Mercer, 60

April 26, 2024

Keith E. Mercer, age 60, of Maynard, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 15, 2024. He was the loving husband of Deborah A. (McCann) Mercer.

Keith was born in Winchester on August 28, 1963, to Judith A. (Ghirardini) Mercer and the late Edwin A. Mercer. He was raised and educated in Concord, graduating from Concord-Carlisle High School, class of 1982. Keith and Deborah married on April 30, 1988. 

Keith had a passion for working with his hands. He was a finish carpenter for many years.

Keith enjoyed fishing and spending time at Wallis Sands Beach, Rye, New Hampshire. He cherished time spent with family and friends and especially his beloved dog, Grace. Keith was an avid Boston Bruins fan. He had a very good sense of humor and quick wit. He was an Elk for 32 years. Always ready to lend a helping hand whenever needed. Earning him Officer of the Year 2019-2020. 

Keith is survived by his wife, Deborah A. Mercer of Maynard; his son, Andrew Ryan Mercer of Littleton; his mother, Judith A. Mercer and partner Phil Rackley of Lincoln, New Hampshire; his brother, Paul Mercer of Wells, Maine; his sister, Pam Hyland and husband Michael of Lincoln, New Hampshire; and his nieces and nephews.  

A celebration of life will be at a later date.

Gifts in his memory may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 465 Waverley Oaks Road, Suite 202, Waltham, MA 02452, or to the American Cancer Society, 3 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.

Arrangements under the care of Fowler-Kennedy Funeral Home, A Life Celebration Home, Maynard. To share a memory or offer a condolence, visit