- June 10, 1928 - March 11, 2017
- Springfield, Massachusetts
of Mario's Passing
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“Such beautifully written tribute.May all your wonderful memories bring you some comfort in this difficult time.Our thoughts and prayers are with you...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: . . - Feeding hills, MA
“I was fortunate to have the opportunity to play both bocce and cards with Mario at the Dante Club for the past 20 years. Always a smile on his face...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Paul Rolandini - MA
“Sorry to hear about your passing of your father. I enjoyed seeing him at the outings of Kay & Eric, enjoyed his company. Nice man. Sending prayers to...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Priscilla Cassidy - West Wareham, MA
“My sincere condolences..I'll miss your dad just stopping by and having coffee and cookies. He always knew when I was baking. A very special man. He...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Desiree Porter - Chicopee, MA
“Dave and Laura Our thoughts and prayers are with during this most difficult time. What a beautiful obituary and a great tribute to your dad, a...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: A friend
“Dave and Laura, so sorry to hear about your dad. We'll miss his jokes, but not as much as his laugh. Long time friend of my brother in law Ray, and...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: A friend
“Dave I was sorry to hear about the passing of your father. I remember your Dad when I worked at the courthouse with him . He was always nice to me...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: PatrIck Cavanaugh - Springfield, MA
“Dave,That was a very touching, beautiful, and poignant obituary documenting portions of the wonderful life of your dear Dad. We all can only hope to...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Richard Leader - Laguna Niguel, CA
“The one thing that connected me with Mario was art. He knew how much my art meant to me: so whenever he went to a tagsale and Came across an art...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Mickey Sullivan - Springfield led, MA
“What a lovely tribute to a man who touched many lives. Sending prayers to you and your family, Laura.
10 of 15 | Posted by: Robin Sheridan - Granby, MA
“David, Laura & Family,I was truly saddened to hear of Mario's passing he was a renaissance man. In reading his memorial in the newspaper, one would...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Paul Zimakas - Centerville, MA
“Sincere sympathy on the loss of one of the nicest men from Hungry Hill-a true gentleman. I used to babysit for Danny and Sarah when they went bowling...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: A friend
“Donnie Shea the man will be waiting for you with open arms haven't seen you since my last visit to the grand jury mr.Ryan God bless Danny you...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: A friend
“Dave and Laura I'm sad too hear of your loss your dad will always be a part of my memory growing up around the neighborhood may he RIP
14 of 15 | Posted by: William Scott - Spfld
“It's been a while Mario since working at the Court House, but you were always a real friend. Proud to have known you. Sincere condolence to David...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: A friend
Mario was born on June 10, 1928 and passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017.
Mario was a resident of Springfield, Massachusetts at the time of his passing.
He educated in Springfield.
Mario was a U.S. Navy Veteran, who served his country during W.W.II.
He was married to Sarafina (Campiti) Nardi.
March 15, 2017
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Forastiere Smith Funeral Home
East Longmeadow, MA Directions
March 16, 2017
10:00 AM to TBD
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church
Springfield, MA His funeral service will begin at 8:45AM on Thursday (March 16, 2017) from the Forastiere Smith Family Funeral Home, 220 North Main St., East Longmeadow; followed by a 10:00AM Liturgy of Christian Burial, in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 123 William St., Springfield. Burial with military honors will follow in Hillcrest Park Cemetery, 895 Parker St., Springfield. Calling hours in the funeral home are from 4:00PM ' 7:00PM on Wednesday (March 15, 2017).
For those who prefer, memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of the Soldiers' Home in Holyoke, P.O. Box 1338, Holyoke, MA 01041 To offer an online condolence please visit www.forastiere.