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Mark C. Romas

October 31, 1960 - July 20, 2013
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Mark C. Romas, 52, of Fayetteville passed away on Saturday at St. Joseph's Hospital surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Mark is remembered as a loyal husband, caring son, protective father, and diligent worker. His great sense of humor, keen observance, consistent preparedness, and insightful approach to life cannot be forgotten. He will be remembered by those who knew him as a remarkable and singular man. He most enjoyed spending family vacations camping, in Virginia Beach where he and his wife honeymooned, and in Aruba where he and his wife celebrated two anniversaries including their 30th...
Mark C. Romas, 52, of Fayetteville passed away on Saturday at St. Joseph's Hospital surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Mark is remembered as a loyal husband, caring son, protective father, and diligent worker. His great sense of humor, keen observance, consistent preparedness, and insightful approach to life cannot be forgotten. He will be remembered by those who knew him as a remarkable and singular man. He most enjoyed spending family vacations camping, in Virginia Beach where he and his wife honeymooned, and in Aruba where he and his wife celebrated two anniversaries including their 30th in May of this year. For 27 years he worked for the Onondaga County Sheriff's Office where he started in the Custody Division, spent the next 24 years in the Police Division, and finally retired as Sergeant of the Warrants Unit. Mark was honored by the Sheriff's Office as Deputy of the Month in September 1992 and was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Police. Presenlty Mark was a US Marshall Court Security Officer.

Mark is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, the former Suzanne Carle; his children including one son, Bryan, of Boston, MA, one daughter, Lisa, and son-in-law, Brian Congiu of Medford, NJ; his parents, Theodore and Stella, of Syracuse, NY; two brothers, Ted Jr. of Myrtle Creek, OR and Scott of Charlotte, NC; and numerous nieces and nephews. A special thanks to all of his friends, especially Joe Mehlek, Dan Fahey, and Carmen Bovalino, for their devotion and fellowship.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Farone & Son Funeral Home, 1500 Park Street, Syracuse with a funeral service to follow at 7 p.m.

Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (www.pancan.org).

Condolences may be offered at www.faroneandson.com.

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"For the many happy memories that Mark shared with us, we will be forever grateful. Every life has a purpose to fill, Mark's purpose was to show everyone..." The Bovalino Family (Clay, NY)

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