Robert A. Mercon, age 75

of Braintree

Robert A. Mercon, age 75

Robert A. Mercon, age 75, a longtime Braintree resident, died peacefully, Monday, November 28, 2022 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, in the comfort of his loving family.

Robert was born in Boston, to the late John J. and Daisy A. (Mason) Mercon. Raised in Braintree, he was a graduate of Braintree High School, Class of 1966, and later attended the Norfolk Agricultural School. He lived in Braintree for over sixty-five years.

He proudly served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam era and was a former member of the DAV and the NRA.

Bob was a Sergeant with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Environmental Police. He had thirty years of service and retired nineteen years ago.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and bird watching. Bob was a PEZ collector and an avid fan of the Walking Dead series. As a young man, he was a cub scout leader with Braintree Pack 22.

Bob and his wife, Jean, were longtime parishioners of Saint Thomas More Parish in Braintree.

Most of all, Bob was devoted to his family, especially his cherished grandchildren, supporting all their many activities and accomplishments.

Beloved husband for fifty-one years of Jean M. (Morris) Mercon.

Devoted father of Joelle M. Graziano and her husband David, Robert C. Mercon, all of Braintree, Daniel T. Mercon and his wife Meredith of Holbrook, and Russell J. Mercon of Braintree.

Loving grandfather of TJ and Emily Farmer, Charles, James, Samantha Mercon, and David Graziano, Jr.

One of eight siblings, Robert was the dear brother of J. Polakoff and Christopher Mercon of Calif. and predeceased by Jean Buckley, Patricia Frye, John E. Mercon, Russell Mercon, and BobbiLee Mason.

Robert is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and their families.

A memorial Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint Francis of Assisi Church, 856 Washington Street, Braintree, on Wednesday, December 7, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Interment, with military honors, to follow at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Robert’s memory may be made to the NBIA Disorders Association, 2082 Monaco Court, El Cajon, CA 92019-4235 or


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  • So sorry to hear about Bob My thoughts and prayers are with you cuz and all the Mercon family Rest in Peace Bob

  • Jean and Family.
    I was so sad to hear of the passing of Bob.. I have so many fond memories of him. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Much love your Cousin from KY. Janet and Family!

  • To Cousin Jean and family, so sorry to hear about the passing of Bobby, Have some great memories of him. May he Rest In Peace, Thinking of all of you during this time. Love Jim and Janie

  • Dear Jeanne and family

    Our deepest condolences to you and the family on
    Bob’s passing.
    May he rest in peace.

    Maureen and David

  • Hi Cousin we are sorry to hear of Bobs passing May he rest in peace

  • Jeanne and Family
    I am so sorry to hear of Bobs passing so many memories of him dancing at family gatherings may your memories hold you through this time. Love to all Diane

  • Jeanne

    So sorry to hear about Bob have many memories of him may he rest in peace my condolences to the whole family.. love Joanne