January 6, 1963 ~ July 23, 2020

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

Gates:  Mark went home to be with his parents, Austin and Rosemary on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at age 57.  He is survived by loving family and dear friends.

Mark’s celebration of life will be held Saturday. August 15th at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Vay-Schleich & Meeson 1075 Long Pond Rd. Interment held privately.

All must wear face covering and maintain social distancing.


Service: Saturday August 15, 2020 11:00 AM

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

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  1. Mark and I worked together at J C Penny company for 5-6 years and were season ticket holders to Rochester Americans hockey for 15 years.

  2. You will be missed, Mark…you left us way to soon, but I know you are with your Mom (Aunt Rosemary), Dad (Uncle Austin) and sister (Leora) and pray you are at peace.
    We will miss having family dinners with you as I know you truly enjoyed them as we always enjoyed having you with us.

  3. Marky – you are truly one of a kind – you will be missed dearly by many here at Transcat – may you be at peace with your family!

  4. You went way too early. I still talk to you every day. I hope you are hearing me. I think of you every time I look at the chair you sat by the fire. I think of you every time I hear a Van Halen song done by Sammy. Oh of course can’t forget George Theorgood. We will be watching for the ISS overhead & may the force be with you Markie…… you will be missed my friend.

  5. What’s for dinner Mark? I asked you that every day for almost six years that we worked together. You were one of a kind! Calling you Tom Cruise when you walked into work with your sunglasses and Batmans cousin when you wore your Batman shirt. Making sure you new Sammy Hagar was on the radio. Having to check your area to make sure you weren’t buried with orders. Lorie misses making leftovers for you. You will be missed !

  6. Mark was a great person. He had a Great Love for Sci Fi , reading , George Throuhgood and the Red Rocker. Always wore cool t- shirts , one of my favorites was “don’t fear the green aliens , it’s the red ones you have to watch out for” , good-bye Mark you will be missed.

  7. Mark,
    You definitely were one of a kind. May you rest in peace brother. Missed working with you and going to lunch. Just got the word today and would have been there. God has blessed you.

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