January 6, 1930 – October 31, 2018
Mario DePlasco, 88, passed away on October 31, 2018 at the Inspired Living Memory Care facility in Tampa, Florida after a long illness. He was born in Orange, New Jersey, on January 6, 1930, son of the late Alexander and Peggy DePlasco. Preceded in death by his wife Rita DePlasco and loving father to Mark A. DePlasco, Anthony DePlasco and Rita Murphy-Maxwell, Loving grandfather to Mark A. DePlasco II, Jessica Leek, Nicole DePlasco, Alex DePlasco, Julianne York, Tara Rose Murphy, and Thomas Murphy and great grandfather to Henry Leek, Beatrix York and George Leek. Mario graduated from Aviation Career and Technical High School in Queens New York in 1948 and then joined the United States Air Force serving during the Korean War.
He was tireless in providing for his family and experienced many different career adventures. He was an Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) mechanic in both the United States Air Force and with the Lockheed Corporation and finished his career working for the New York City MTA (Metropolitan Transit Authority) for over 20 years.
Those we love don't go away, They walk beside us every day, Unseen, unheard, but always near, Still loved, still missed and very dear.
In loving memory of Mario Deplasco, January 6th, 1930 – October 31, 2018. Please join us for a memorial service honoring Mario’s life. November 19th, 2018 at 1:00p.m. at Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park 2860 Sunset Point Road, Clearwater, FL
Family and friends are welcome to a gathering with refreshments at Carrabba’s Italian Grill located at 2680 Gulf to Bay Blvd, Clearwater, FL
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Mario DePlasco to the Alzheimer’s Association at www.karmanos.org/donations/ or at 225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17 Chicago, IL 60601.