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YOUNGSTOWN – Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Wasko Funeral Home in Campbell, with Pastor Dave Watkins, officiating for Victor R. Mercado, 58, who passed away Saturday afternoon.

Victor was born Feb. 2, 1953, in Youngstown, the son of Porfirio and Carmen Rodriguez Mercado and was a life long area resident.

He was a 1972 graduate of East High School.

Victor loved to walk or ride his bike in Mill Creek Park. He enjoyed fishing and playing cornhole and was also an avid fan of Penn State.

He lived his life as a free spirit, with no worries, always laughing and joking. Victor will be extremely missed by all who knew him.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his parents; brothers Ramon (Vicky), Fred (Colleen), Robert and Antonio (Nilsa); sisters Evelyn (Estefano) Laboy and Mary Cortez; nine nieces; and 10 nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Ramon Mercado-Planas.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that monetary donations be made.

The Mercado family has entrusted their loved one to the care of the Wasko Funeral Home and will receive friends Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Visit to view this obituary and send the Mercado family condolences.

Guestbook Entries

“The Mercado Family May the Lord comfort you during this time of sorrow, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Mary.”

 » Mary Class on May 11, 2011

“Rest in paradise Uncle Vic.. To all the family your all in my prayers!! ”

 » Mitch on May 11, 2011

“to the mercado family,sorry we could not be there. during this time of sorrow. may god be with you.”

 » patrick and aida reynolds mary and tina hernandez kids on May 12, 2011


“May God bless in this time of sadness. Please remember that we will all meet again one day.”

 » Marie Torres on May 12, 2011

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