Mark D. Tropeano
Loving son and brother
Martinsville: Mark D. Tropeano, age 16, of Martinsville died on Thursday, March 24, 2005 at his home. Mark was born in Livingston before moving to Martinsville in 1990.
Mark was a student at St. Joseph High School in Metuchen, where he enjoyed soccer and volley ball. He was a communicant of Blessed Sacrament R.C. in Martinsville. He was a lover of nature and animals, with plans to study veterinary medicine. His interests also included a love for cars and custom motorcycles (an avid fan of Orange County Choppers).
He is predeceased by his father Vincent Tropeano in 2003 and his grandparents George and Patricia Dillon.
Surviving are his mother Susan Tropeano; a brother Ross and a sister Kristen Tropeano of Martinsville; grandparents Sarino and Fay Tropeano of Scotch Plains; his aunts and uncles, Rich and Debbie Dillon of Lakeside MT, Bob and Nina Dillon of Flagler Beach FL, Sarino and Kathy Tropeano of Westfield NJ, Leo and Karin Tropeano of Flemington NJ, and Melisa and Dave Latour of Hoboken.
Funeral Service will be held on Monday March 28th 2005 at 9:00 am at Higgins Home for Funerals 752 Mountain Blvd. Watchung NJ 07069 followed by a 10 am funeral mass at Blessed Sacrament R.C. Church in Martinsville. Memorial Service to follow at Somerset Hills Memorial Park in Basking Ridge NJ. Visitation will be held on Saturday March 26 from 2-4 and 6-9 pm at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made in his loving memory to the Mark Tropeano Scholarship Fund c/o Steve Zampella, 1688 Valley View Rd., Martinsville, NJ 08836 or the Institute for Children with Cancer and Blood Disorders, 121 Somerset St., New Brunswick, NJ 08901