Obituaries: Darlene F. Clapper Mercier

Darlene F. (Brown) Clapper Mercier, 54, of Bristol, died on Thursday, March 17, 2016) at Bristol Hospital. Darlene was born in Waterbury on April 23, 1961 and was one of eight children of the late Raymond L. Brown, Sr., and Marjorie (Hallock) Brown. She was raised in Thomaston and formerly lived in Terryville before moving to Bristol 20 years ago. She was a fan of unicorns and loved horses. Darlene is survived by her two daughters: Wendy Clapper and husband, Anthony Archer, and Tiffany Clapper; her husband, William Mercier; two brothers: Steven Brown and wife, Dawn, and Kevin Brown; four sisters: Barbara Gray and husband, Lyle, Karen Brousseau, Connie Sawyer, and Theresa Lazario, and husband, Vinny; three grandchildren: Jeremiah Archer, William Morin, and Raymond Archer; and several nieces and nephews including her special niece, April Gordello. A celebration of her life will take place at a later date. Please visit Darlene’s memorial web-site at www.FUNKFUNERALHOME.comobituaries