Obituaries

Mercuri, Michael J.

September 4th, 2011

Michael J. Mercuri, age 40, of Wilmington, died unexpectedly on Sunday, September 4, 2011.
 
Michael was born on February 18, 1971, in Melrose, MA, he was the cherished son of Raymond J. and Lena M. (Fontana) Mercuri of Wilmington. Michael grew up and was educated in Wilmington, in his earlier years he was an avid hockey player for Wilmington youth hockey and the goalie for the Wilmington Wildcats. Michael was a graduate of Wilmington High School Class of 1989. In later years he was a competitive bowler and enjoyed playing softball with the guys.
 
Michael was a talented handyman and was known as “Mr. Fix It” to his family and friends. He was also self employed as a glass contractor.
 
Michael enjoyed hanging out and watching sports, he took in many Patriots Games, was a Red Sox Fan, and loved to follow the Bruins.
Michael was very kind to others and he loved his family. They will truly miss him.
 
Besides his parents, Michael is survived by his sons Shane M. and Cody J. Mercuri, and their mother Carolyn all of Tewksbury, his brothers Raymond Mercuri of Chelmsford and Mark Mercuri of Wilmington, Michael is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
 
Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Saturday, September 10th at 10:00 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting hours Friday, September 9th from 3-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations in Michael’s name may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Attn: Gift Box Program, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Charity of your Choice.
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73 Entries in Guest Book for “Mercuri, Michael J.”

  1. Sally Brennan says:

    So sorry to hear about Michael. My thoughts & prayers are with you all at this most difficult time. May all those wonderful memories help to ease the pain you feel today. Sally Brennan

  2. Lori Pinkham says:

    To the Mercuri Family,

    I was sad to hear of Mike’s passing. He was always very friendly to my family when we lived on Kenwood Ave. Our thoughts are with all of you during this difficult time.

    Lori Pinkham

  3. Mitrano Family says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Mercuri family during these most difficult times. We are so sorry to hear of Michael’s passig and that such a wonderful family has to experience such profound grief.

  4. Michele & Laura Caira says:

    Dear Lena and Ray,

    So very, very sorry to hear of your tragic loss. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    With heartfelt sympathy,

    Michele and Laura

  5. Kathy Whitney Timmons says:

    I am so sorry to hear of Mikes passing, I hadnt seen him in years but always remember his smile.You are all in our thoughts and prayers..

  6. Amy Labossiere Patch says:

    Our deepest sympathies to the Mercuri family. Growing up Mike always had a smile on his face and was a kind friend. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Amy and Todd Patch

  7. Toto Family says:

    Dear Mercuri Family
    Please except our deepest condolences. Are thoughts and prayers are with you during your difficult time.

  8. Ann Marie Buckley (DRC) says:

    The Mecuri Family,

    Dear Lena……I know nothing can assuage the feelings of bereavement in the heart of parents who have lost a child. My heartfelt sympathies to you and your Family at this ssad time.

  9. Deb (Buckley) Rasmussen says:

    Dear Mercuri Family,
    I am very sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time.

  10. Kelly Sullivan says:

    To the Mercuri family,

    I am so deeply sorry for your loss. I have some great memories of Mike and his infectious smile. He was a great man and will be missed by so many.

    Thoughts and prayers,
    Kelly

  11. Bob and Anna Pasquerella says:

    Ray, Lena and family
    Our deepest sympathies for your loss of Michael. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. God Bless You
    Bob and Anna Pasquerella

  12. Cuz Alice, Frank & Mikey says:

    Cousins –
    Please accept our deepest sympathy. The loss of Michael is heart breaking. We are praying not only for Mike but all of you too. May God give you the strength you need to get through this most difficult time. Whatever you need, we’re always here to help.

    WITH ALL OUR LOVE,
    Cuz Alice, Frank & Mikey xoxoxo…

  13. Eleanor & Jim Buckley says:

    Dear Lena, Ray and Family,
    We were so sorry to hear of the loss of your son, Michael. Our love and prayers go out to all of you at this very sad time. May you find solace in knowing that many are sharing your grief.

  14. Derek Santini says:

    Mike was one of the older kids in our hood, but I remember him well. He was always a joker…from the Puerto rican garbage can to booger, flashlight tag to street hockey games. I can still pictute Mike smoking a butt while lifting weights in his back porch. Even though we were younger than him, Mike was cool enough to give us the time of day. I hadn’t seen Mike in a while, but always enjoyed catching up when we used to run into one another. Mike, I’ll always remember your sense of humor and all the great times we had as kids. To the Mercuri family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  15. Ann Petitti says:

    Lena, my deepest sympathy goes to you and your entire family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May Mike be at peace now.
    Love, Ann

  16. Martin & Phyllis LaCava says:

    Ray & Lena

    We are very sorry to hear about Michael and wanted to let you know that our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Marty & Phyllis LaCava

  17. Scott & Kathleen Neault says:

    Dear Caroline & Mercuri Family,
    Our heart goes out to you in this most difficult time.
    Please know that you are in our thoughts & prayers.
    May you find comfort & love in knowing that your family & friends are here for you always. Please do not hesitate to reach out for help. We are here for you. Please take care.
    Love,
    The Neault Family

  18. Maxine and Robert Casalbore says:

    Ray and Lena,
    We are so sorry that we couldn’t be with you today. Please know that our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with you, your children and Michael’s family.
    May you find peace in remembering the happy times you spent together as a family.
    Love Cuzn’s Bob and Max Casalbore

  19. Ginnie (Sampson) Paiva says:

    So sorry to hear of this. Mike was always so nice to me back in high school. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  20. Kevin Douglas says:

    Dear family, I am sorry for your loss. May each of you find comfort in knowing that God is “near to those that are broken at heart ;and those who are crushed in spirit he saves.” (Psalms 34;18)

  21. Pete DiRupo says:

    Ray, Mark, Mr. and Mrs. Mercuri. So very very sorry to hear of Mikes passing. Word got out to me here at Fort Drum and all I could think of was what a shame it was for the world to have lost such a great guy. Though he was a little younger than me and Ray he was sharp as a whip. He always had me cracking up whenever I hung around your house. I remember all the great times everybody had playing street hockey out front, playing whiffleball and hanging out in the pool. No one in the neighborhood could ever forget pond hockey at the end of the street. Mike was always one of the guys there to help shovel the snow off the ice. He was a great hockey player and a really great kid to hang out with. God bless you all, my thoughts and prayers are with you.

    MAJ Peter J. DiRupo

  22. John Casalbore says:

    Raymond, lena and family, so sorry to hear about Michael’s passing He was such a handsome young man, I’m glad I had a chance to meet him. We will remember him in our prayers, Love, uncle John

  23. Sheila &Jim Clark says:

    Dear Lena and Ray, Our deepest sorrow in your great loss of your son. Jim and I send you our heartfelt sympathy. We hope and pray that time will quickly soften this terrible blow,Love, Sheila and Jim

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