Joseph Dean Mercurio, 64, of Medora died on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Alton Memorial Hospital. He was born on September 26, 1956 in Alton to the late Charles and Charlene “Sis” (Ash) Mercurio.
Joe served in the United States Marines.
Survivors include his wife, Linda; children Drew (Krista Shields) Mercurio of Alton, Dane Mercurio of Alton, Heather (Mike) Price of Shipman, Leah (Lance) Zelechowski of Edwardsville, Max Mercurio of Medora, and Alex Mercurio of Medora; five grandchildren Kaylee, Dalton, Zane, Abel, and Violet Price; sister Linda McBee; and brothers, Lonnie (Trudy) Mercurio, Charles Mercurio III, and Matt (Pam) Mercurio.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Charlene “Sis”; and brother-in-law Bill McBee.
A private funeral service is scheduled for Thursday, January 14, 2021, with an open burial following at 11:45 a.m. for family and friends, at Maple Lawn Cemetery in Medora. VFW Post 1308 Honor Guard will conduct military rites.
Memorials may be made to the Mercurio family or Bethel Baptist Church.