Ms. Mercedes N. Briceno, 102, of Hillside, New Jersey passed away peacefully at Manorcare, New Providence, NJ with her family at her side.
She was born on June 5, 1911 in Mollendo, Peru. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Pedro Briceno.
Mercedes loved cooking. She was very family oriented and enjoyed spending time with her cherished grandchildren. She was known for her “story telling” and always had a good joke to share with you.
She is survived by her three sons, Freddy Valdez of Hillside, NJ, Erwin Valdez and wife Dania of Cumming, GA, and Luis Valdez of Atlanta, GA, five grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
A memorial service will be celebrated on Friday, August 16, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. in the Bradley, Haeberle & Barth Funeral Home, 1100 Pine Ave., Union, NJ 07083. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Ave., Ste 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3721. For more information or to send the family a condolence, please visit https://bradleyfuneralhomes.com/.
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