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“My haert goes out to the Mercado fam. Great men of God i still remember his first message speaking about not to sell your inheritance and the...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Abner Reyes - winston salem, NC

“My deepest condolences to Danny's family. He is resting with God in everlasting peace. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Ely Roman - Bronx, NY

“My deepest condolences to Danny's family. He is resting with God in everlasting peace. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Ely Roman - Bronx, NY

“Hello to everyone. I will keep you all in my prayer. May the LORD give the family strength and BLESSING through these hard time. The PASTOR was a...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Carmen Gonzalez - Lancaster, PA

“he was my pastor for a few years,i served as a decan an leaded the men of the church,very patient man full of kniowledge of the word of God,we...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: juan Martinez - PA - Friend

“To the saints in Lancaster, I'm currently on a mission trip overseas but my heart is there with you during this time of the passing of our dear...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Aaron Beiler - Lancaster County, PA

“The Pastoral Family Yanez would like to extent our condolences to the Mercado family . Our prayers are with you in this time of sorrow but knowing...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Edna Yanez (DeJesus) - Lancasater, PA


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Reverend Daniel Mercado, 82, went home with the Lord on June 11, 2017 at the Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia PA. Born in Ponce, PR he was the son of the late Braulio Mercado and Alejandra Arroyo. He was married to Sol M. Mercado for 17 years.
Mercado served in the US Army during the Korean War. He dedicated his life to the Lord in 1975 and devoted his life to Pastoring since 1982. He was a Missionary, Evangelist, Clergy and Regional Bishop for the Assembly of Christian Churches. Mercado was instrumental in starting three churches in Lancaster and one in Dunkirk, NY. He was currently the Pastor of Mision del Golgota (The Calvary Mission), Lancaster.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by six daughters; Byrma Mercado, PA., Nancy Mercado, NM., Sonia Mercado, NY., Gina Solis, PA., Dana Mercado, PA., Sol G. Mercado, PA. three sons; Daniel Mercado, PA., Ricardo Mercado, GA., Ezequiel Mercado, PA., 18 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his daughter Isabel "Evie" Santiago.
Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Pastor Mercado's services from Iglesia Puerta de Refugio, 220 W. King Street, Lancaster, PA 17603 on Friday, June 16, 2017 from 7 to 10PM, Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 12 to 10PM. Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 9AM from the Porterfield-Scheid Funeral Directors & Cremation Services, 890 Isabel Drive, Lebanon, PA 17042 with Pastor Manuel Roman officiating. Interment with military honors will be held in the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. For other information, please call 717-393-1776 or to submit an online condolence visit www.thegundelchapel.com.