WORCESTER – Raul Perez Mercado, 63, of Worcester, died Sunday, February 28, 2021 at home after an illness.
He leaves his wife, Aida Colon, three children, Wanda Perez and her husband Rafael, Raul Perez Jr and his wife Maria Carrero, and Joel Perez and his wife Mellisa, all of Worcester; a brother, Arcelio Perez of Worcester; eleven grandchildren, Abigail, Antonio and Luis Soto, Joel Jr, Debora, Noemi, José, and Raul Perez Jr, Jamielyn Maldonado, Anthony Marti, and Sarahi Rodriguez; two great-grandchildren, Luvian Soto and Michael Santiago; nieces and nephews, Marilyn Perez, Alcides Santiago, Arcelio Perez Jr., Angel Perez and Blanca Santiago. He was predeceased by two sisters and a brother. Raul was born in Lares, Puerto Rico, son of Arcelio Perez and Monserrate Mercado.
Raul was an auto mechanic at a municipal garage in Puerto Rico for many years.
Funeral services are private and in the care of Rice Funeral Home, 300 Park Ave.