SARA BRAVO MERCADO, of Maywood, passed away on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the age of 85 years. She was born in Barranquilla, Colombia and came to this country where she eventually settled in Maywood. Prior to being a home maker for her family, Sara worked as a secretary for Carlos Barrios in Hackensack. Devoted daughter of the late Blanca (nee Torres) and Andres Bravo. Beloved wife of the late Carlos Mercado who passed away in 2008. Loving mother of Margo Locc and her companion Habib of West Palm Beach, FL, and her late husband Jaime who passed away in 1991, Armando Mercado of Hackensack, Patricia and her husband Mario Alban of Miami, FL, Roberto Mercado and his wife Mireya of Maywood and the late Carlos Mercado who passed away in 2001. Loving grandmother of Jimmy, Steven, Darinka, Carlos, Jr., Ashley, Kevin, Garrett, Stephanie, Leanna, Krystal, Linda and AJ. Dearest sister of Edith Bravo, Roberto Bravo, Alfonso Bravo, Blanca Bravo, Palla Bravo and Bernardino Bravo. Cremation will be private.