October 27, 1952 ~ July 5, 2021

Born in: Rochester, NY
Resided in: Greece, NY

David John Marrapese “Blackie”

Greece: Monday, July 5, 2021 at the age of 68 went home to be with his parents, Albert John Sr. (Mary) Marrapese; brothers, Ronnie and Joey Sr., wife, Martha Marrapese. He is survived by his loving children, Erica (Sean) Salber and Michael Marrapese; grandchildren, Savannah and Aleah Salber; siblings, Beverly (Jim) O’Reilly, Albert Jr. (Elaine) Marrapese and Mary-Jean Marrapese; nieces and nephews, Nicole (Nick) Amendolare, A.J. Marrapese, Joey Jr. (Saveria) Marrapese, Anita Marrapese, Jimmy (Nicole) O’Reilly, Peter, Katie (Tom) Rubert, Beverly Jean Marrapese; many great nieces, nephews; dear friends.

David enjoyed playing the drums, riding his Harley, photography and especially spending time with his grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

David’s visitation will be held Friday, July 9th 4-7 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson 1075 Long Pond Road where his prayer service will be held at 7:00 PM. For more information and to sign his online guestbook, visit www.meesonfamily.com


Visitation: July 9, 2021 4:00 pm - July 9, 2021 7:00 pm

Vay-Schleich & Meeson - Greece Chapel
1075 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY 14626

Prayer Service: July 9, 2021 7:00 pm

Vay-Schleich & Meeson - Greece Chapel
1075 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY 14626

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  1. To Michael and family,
    I am sorry for your loss. Dave will be missed.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Cheryl Kennedy

  2. My condolences to his Family:
    I will miss my friend “Blackie” , he was a loyal friend and fun to be around . We rode together , partied together and talked a lot about life and Hats . He was a true character .
    Dave Brown

  3. I am so sorry for your loss of David…he was a very nice man
    and always talked so highly about his family, his grandkids especially.
    I met him when he ordered some Bears & Pillows out of Marthas
    wedding dress. He was so happy to have those made for Erica & Michael
    and his Granddaughters & couldn’t wait to give them to them.
    Thinking of you all during this difficult time and again, I’m sorry for your loss.

  4. Erica and Michael
    I am so very sorry for your loss. Your Dad & Mom were Great neighbors and always fun to be with.

  5. David was a true character and a very good dancer I had the privilege of dancing with him a couple of times at Valencia ‘s Rest. I am sorry for the family’s loss and he is in my thoughts and prayers today especially and God bless him and God bless his family

  6. Erica, Savannah, Aleah and Sean,
    We love you all and we are thinking of you. Please tell Savannah that Eva is so sorry and wants to hug her really soon.
    Hugs for you all.
    Love you, Erica.
    LezLee and Fam

  7. As families go, and grow, they quickly become a member of many more families. While we were more in touch with the Marrapese families when we were younger without families of our own or several moves throughout the states each and every one of Ronnie’s brothers and Beverly’s uncles have always held a special place in memories and hearts. Our prayers and caring are with all of you!

  8. David was a member of our family for over 40 years when he married my sister Martha. I cherish those years. I cherish all the Christmases and holidays we spent together, all the vacations we went on together. I cherish his children and grandchildren. I cherish all the laughter because there was always laughter with David. I was reminded of that by looking at all the pictures displayed so beautifully. He loved “making Memories “. He wasn’t one to just sit around. I remember him saying “let’s go we’re burning daylight”. You will be missed ❤🙏

  9. I am saddened to learn of David’s passing. Although I have not seen you for over 30 years when I was with your cousin Jerry F., I remember the bike rides. Sadly life gets past us way too soon. God Bless your family.

  10. A good friend many years ago. We laughed and learned and spent lots of time together. You were one of us and it was great having you along. I won’t ever forget the many nights at the Winfield Grill and the bunny hunts with your CB radio in your Rambler. I was happy and honored to call you friend. You will be missed my good friend.

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