Salvatore "Sam" Mercadante, Sr. Obituary

Date of Birth:

Tuesday, June 13th, 1933

Date of Death:

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007

Funeral Home:

Aloia Funeral Home, Inc.
180 Harrison Avenue
Garfield, New Jersey, UNITED STATES


Salvatore Sam Mercadante, Sr.

age 73

of Garfield

died May 2, 2007

Born in Garfield, he was a lifelong resident

He was a truck driver for 40 years retiring in 1996 from the Lincoln Paper Co, Ridgefield Park, where he worked for 19 years. After retiring, he became a Garfield Crossing Guard for 6 years until 2002

He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Sorrows RC Church, Garfield

and a member of

Teamsters Local 560 of Jersey City and the Garfield Ambassadors Club

Mr. Mercadante was predeceased by his brothers Joseph, Rosario, and Louis

Survivors include

his wife of 49 years Joan (nee Conte)

2 sons

Salvatore Mercadante, Jr. of Garfield

John Mercadante and wife Lisa of Garfield

1 daughter

JoAnn Rastatter and husband Kenneth of Garfield

1 brother

Gasperino Mercadante of Garfield

Loving Grandfather of Kevin, Eric, Tyler, Gabrielle, and Frank

Predeceased by brothers Joseph, Rosario, and Louis

Visiting will be from 7 to 9 pm on Thursday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm on Friday

at the Aloia Funeral Home, 180 Harrison Ave., Garfield (973-340-7077).

A final visitation will be held at 8:00 am on Saturday, May 5, 2007

in the funeral home, followed by a 9:00 am mass at Our Lady of Sorrows RC Church, Garfield

Interment St. Nicholas Cemetery, Lodi

Brought to you by: Aloia Funeral Home, Inc.
Salvatore Mercadante, Sr.
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