F. Joseph Mercado

F. Joseph Mercado, longtime resident of Elmhurst, Army Veteran of WWII; active member VFW post 2164; life member American Legion, Post 76; 65 year member IBEW Local 9; member Saint James Catholic Parish Glen Ellyn where he was a daily communicant and Rosary participant; beloved husband of the late Janet Victoria, nee Jordan; loving father of Kim “Mac” (Karen) and Lance Mercado and Colleen C. (Tom) Novak; proud grandfather of Erik (Brittney), Scott (Lauren) and Natalie Mercado, Megan (Michael) Keefe and Caitlin Novak; cherished great-grandfather of Matthew and Emily Keefe; dear brother of Carmen (Al) Lore, Gloria (the late Raymond) Lopez, Rosie (Bob) Snyder and the late Hope Bennett; devoted son of the late Emparo Montegudo and step-son of Louis Venuti; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday, 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. until time of funeral 9:00 a.m. at Gibbons Funeral Home, 134 South York Road, (½ mile North of Saint Charles Road), Elmhurst. Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Interment Saint Michael Catholic Cemetery, Wheaton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National MS Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 10163. For funeral information please call 630-832-0018 or www.gibbonsfuneralhome.com


Memorial Service Program

VISITATION

Friday

Jun

30

3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Gibbons Funeral Home
134 South York Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126

VISITATION

Saturday

Jul

1

8:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m.
Gibbons Funeral Home
134 South York Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126

FUNERAL SERVICE

Saturday

Jul

1

9:30 a.m.
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
134 Arthur Street
Elmhurst, IL 60126

INTERMENT

Saturday

Jul

1

Saint Michael Catholic Cemetery
1109 Warrenville Road
Wheaton, Illinois

MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National MS Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 10163

One comment on “F. Joseph Mercado
  1. Julie Beckner says:

    Our love and sympathies to you and your family on the loss of your beloved father. A wonderful loving father and a man to whom the country owes a personal debt of gratitude for his service to our country.
    With all our love – The Beckner Family

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