Michael A. Mercolino, 80, of Spring Lake Heights, died Sunday, March 24, 2013 at Ocean Medical Center in Brick. Born in Spring Lake Heights, he has lived in Spring Lake Heights all of his life, before moving to Wall in 2007.
Mr. Mercolino worked for the Borough of Spring Lake Heights for over 40 years before retiring. He was a Korean War veteran of the United States Air Force and was a member of St. Catharine RC Church in Spring Lake.
Mr. Mercolino was pre-deceased by his parents, Anthony & Mary Mercolino, brother Joseph and sister Mary T. Schrader. He is survived by his nephew Gary Schrader & his wife Linda, with whom he had lived with; neice Carol Schrader of Smithville, NJ; sister in law, Denise Mercolino of Lakewood; brother in law, John A Schrader of Brick. Also surviving are 4 great nephews, Gary John Schrader Jr., Ryan, Steven & Jeffrey Hannon.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Neary-Quinn Funeral Home, 39 South Street, Manasquan, NJ. A Mass will be held on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:00am at St. Catharine RC Church in Spring Lake. Interment will follow at St. Catharine Cemetery in Sea Girt.