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Obituaries » Darlene M. Talbot

Darlene Marie (Mercier) Talbot, 60, of Warrenton, entered into Heaven on December 8, 2018.

She was born September 9, 1958, in Southbridge, Mass., to the late

During her final moments and after a courageous battle with lung cancer, Darlene was surrounded by her loving family. By her side was her loving husband and best friend of 41 years, Robert Talbot.

She was blessed with three wonderful daughters, all caring medical professionals, who loved and cherished her deeply, Stacy Talbot of Alpharetta, Ga., Brandy Maso of Warrenton and Kristy Talbot of St. Augustine, Fla. She is also survived by her son-in-law, Daniel Maso, and six amazing grandchildren, Baylee Maso (15), Kira McLaughlin (15), Katelyn McLaughlin (12), Brandon Maso (12), Brooke Maso (9) and Danilynn Maso (7). She is also survived by two brothers, David Mercier of Athens, Maine, Jeffrey Mercier Kokomo, Ind., and a sister-in-law, Betty Gregson, Southbridge, Mass.

She was predeceased by her older brother Bobby Mercier.

A devoted wife, Darlene faithfully supported Robert’s career of service in the U.S. Air Force. A beautiful woman, inside and out, she was very active and giving of her time with her family, friends and pets. Important to her was spending time outdoors, social activities with the Piedmont Corvette Club, going on trips and spoiling her grandkids. She was very compassionate; she made friends with everyone she met and would always help an animal in need. She volunteered and donated to various charities and animal welfare organizations. She has countless friends who cherished her, from childhood friends in Massachusetts, those in her Zumba class and the countless friends from the many places she lived. Her vibrant personality and captivating smile made the world a better place and she will be truly missed by all.

The family will receive friends and family at noon Saturday, Dec. 15, at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 2 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Warrenton, followed by a short reception at the church hall.

Memorial contributions may be made to support ROS1 cancer research. at

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