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Charles Mercurio

November 16, 1929 June 19, 2013
Charles Mercurio
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MERCURIO - Charles Mercurio, age 83, of Stratford, CT, beloved husband of the late Carol Ann (Everett) Mercurio, passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 in the Golden Hill Nursing Facility, Milford, surrounded by his loving family. Charles was born November 16, 1929, in Bridgeport, son of the late Charles and Rose (Purpuro) Mercurio, and was a life time area resident. He was a graduate of Stratford High School, Class of 1949. He was a Submariner in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War aboard the USS Corporal, USS Chivo and USS Manta. He was also a member of the VFW Post 9460 in Stratford and the Carpenter’s Union Local 210. Charles is survived by his four loving children Terry Collins of Bridgeport, Michael Mercurio and Chuck Mercurio, both of Stratford and Chris Schreiber and her husband Cornell of Milford; four grandchildren Staff Sgt. Anthony Corica, USMC, Jessica Schreiber and Raymond Charles Mercurio and Philip Carroll Mercurio; two sisters Maryann Cullen and Josephine Flynn and several nieces an nephews. In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by daughter Elizabeth Rose Forgione. Friends are invited to attend Charles’ funeral service on Monday, June 24, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. in the William R. McDonald Funeral Home, 2591 Main St., Stratford, CT., and at 10:00 a.m. in Our Lady of Peace Church, Stratford, for a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Stratford with full Military Honors. Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, June 23, 2013 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home. For additional information or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.wrmcdonaldfuneralhome.com In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Charles' memory to the Wounded Warrior Project.

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Visitation

Sunday

23

Jun

3:00 PM 6/23/2013 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 6/23/2013 7:00:00 PM
William R. McDonald Funeral Home

2591 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

William R. McDonald Funeral Home
2591 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Service

Monday

24

Jun

9:00 AM 6/24/2013 9:00:00 AM
William R. McDonald Funeral Home

2591 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

William R. McDonald Funeral Home
2591 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Saint Michael Cemetery Final Resting Place

2205 Stratford Avenue
Stratford, CT 06615

2205 Stratford Avenue Stratford 06615 CT
United States
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