Debra Lyn Mercantini

Debra Kahny Mercantini, 56, of Robbinsville passed away suddenly on March 27th, 2022.

Deb was born and raised in Princeton before moving to West Windsor, where she attended West Windsor-Plainsboro High School. Deb was an advocate for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault through Womanspace, the Secretary of the Princeton Environmental Commission, former Chairman of the Robbinsville Zoning Board, and was very much involved in the Youth Firesetter Prevention and Intervention Program. She worked for Princeton Township for 25 years.


Daughter of the late Harry and Linda Kahny, Deb is survived by her husband, Louis Mercantini, beloved daughter and son, Michelle Rogers and Tyler Mercantini, sister and brother-in-law, Lisa and Joseph Gorski, niece, Kathryn Gorski, mother-in-law, Joanne Mercantini and precious granddaughter, Ja’Niyah Harrell. Deb will be remembered especially for her kindness, love of her family and dear friends, dedication to charity work, and unwavering passion for the New York Yankees and Giants.


Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2022 from 5-8pm with a service at 7:30 PM at The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Avenue, Princeton, NJ 08542. 


In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society at, or to a local charity of your choice.