Herbert B. Mershon, 86, died July 17, 2019, at HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center. He was the beloved husband of Irma (Lefkoff) Mershon for 60 years.
Born in Haverhill, Mass., son of the late Ben and Mollie (Elfenbein) Mershon, he had lived in Cumberland, R.I., for 30 years, previously living in Haverhill, Mass. He was the owner and founder of ArtVac Corporation.
Herbert was an Army veteran, serving in stateside. He was a graduate of Tilton Academy and Tufts University. Herbert was on the board of directors of New Hampton School and was actively involved with the Two-Ten Foundation.
He was the devoted father of Jeffrey (Elaine) Mershon of Medway, Mass., Rusty (Susan) Mershon of Lincoln, R.I., and Faith Goldberg of Atlanta; brother of J. Robert (Helene) Mershon of Alpharetta, and the late Solomon and Sylvia Mershon; loving grandfather of Matthew (Jared), Jillian (Stephen), Blaire, Reed, Abby, Ben and Sara; and cherished uncle of several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at Shalom Memorial Chapel in Cranston, R.I. with burial in Children of Israel Cemetery, Haverhill, Mass.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to American Parkinson Disease Association, P.O. Box 41659, Providence, R.I. 02940 or to the charity of your choice. For online condolences, please visit ShalomMemorialChapel.com.