Within the early morning hours on Sunday, January 19, 2020 along with his adoring spouse at his facet, the gates of Heaven spread out for Robert F. Mercurio.
Bobby used to be born on April 17, 1942 in Rome, a son of Frank and Catherine Coluccio Mercurio. He attended Rome Faculties and used to be a graduate of RFA. He labored at Revere Copper Merchandise for 42 years retiring in 2004. Married to Diane Muscarella on November 26, 1977; they shared 42 superb years in combination.
But even so his spouse, he’s survived through his two daughters and sons-in-law, Jodie and Jim Corigliano and Deniece and Gary Zeller. Bob liked being “Poppies” to his two granddaughters Cherina Mercurio and Caylee Corigliano. Additionally surviving is a sister and brother-in-law Georgia and Wayne Abrams and lots of cousins.
Bob shared a bond of mutual recognize and fondness for Mark Hluska who will at all times be regarded as circle of relatives. Todd and Barb Harmon additionally held a distinct position in Bob’s lifestyles and he liked them as they had been his personal youngsters.
Bobby used to be a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Toccolano Membership and at one time a member of Sons of Italy 2786 in Williamsport, PA. Additionally in Williamsport Bobby and Diane shared the consideration of Christening their cute Godchild Maritza Chavez. Maritza will perpetually bear in mind and leave out her “Uncle Bob”.
His pleasures in lifestyles come with boating, swimming, billiards, bowling and particularly the sport of Bocce the place many lasting friendships had been shaped. He loved enjoying each in Rome and lots of out of the city tournaments. He additionally liked easy issues in lifestyles equivalent to a Friday night time Fish Fry and looking at Jeopardy along with his favourite neighbor Jewel-z.
He had a perfect delight of possession in his house and backyard. He liked his neighbors and used to be affectingly known as the “Mayor” through some. He used to be predeceased through his oldsters and siblings, Louie and Eileen Mercurio, Dominick and Evelyn Mercurio, Joan Lusby, Gloria and Reid Ayers; an enormous particular welcoming committee will greet Bob in Heaven together with Aunt Betty and Uncle Invoice Glasso who had been like an additional set of oldsters that God proficient Bob with and a spouse’s mother who adored him, Angie Muscarella and a brother-in-law Louis Muscarella. Additionally there are Ronnie Glasso, Jan Uvanni, Ken and Fran Woodhouse, Invoice Manciocchi and a number of alternative pals. Ready on the Rainbow Bridge are his two liked pets, Pebbles and Jo-Jo.
Particular angels strolling on earth had been a tower of power to us on this tough time. Too many to record — only a few are Joe Uvanni, Molly Castro, Pat, Artwork and Denise Fusco, Denise and Armando Blaskovic, and Diane’s bocce crew for his or her beef up, love and prayers. The docs and body of workers at St. Luke’s Medical institution had been wonderful.
Funeral services and products might be celebrated on Saturday morning at 11 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Church for a Mass of Christian Burial with the Rev. Abe Esper as celebrant. Interment might be in St. John’s Cemetery within the spring. Calling hours are Saturday from 10-11 a.m. within the church.
Funeral preparations had been entrusted to the Bottini Funeral House, 120 W. Embargo St.
You might view the obituary and ship a message of sympathy on-line at: www.bottinifuneralhome.
“My lifestyles is perpetually modified since you are long past however so filled with love since you had been right here”.
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