Mario Mezzina, of Middletown, passed away on December 30th, 2019 at the age of 70.
Mario was born in Molfetta, Italy on March 18, 1949 and immigrated to Hoboken NJ in 1970 before settling in Middletown. He was member of the International Longshoreman Association Local # 1235 for over 40 years and retired from Port Newark in 2013.
He was predeceased by his father Damiano Mezzina, his mother Rosaria Brattoli and his brother Salvatore Mezzina.
He is survived by his wife, his children, grandchildren, many brothers and sister in laws and nieces and nephews. Mario’s first passion was his family. He was the devoted husband to Raffaella for 48 unforgettable years. He lived a life with love, passion and purpose to his three Children Rosaria Subik (Michael) of Navesink, Jacqueline Hornig (Dennis) of Union Beach & Danny Mezzina (Alissa) also of Union Beach and his most favorite people on earth were his grandchildren Adriana & Michael Subik and Ella and Massimo Mezzina. He is al;so survived by his sister Laura Mezzina and brother Giacomo Mezzina
He enjoyed “REAL ESPRESSO COFFEE”, soccer, history, seafood and all delicious foods and fancy cars.
Mario will be reposing at the Evergreen Memorial Funeral Home 1735 Rt. 35, Middletown, NJ 07748 on Thursday January 2, 2019 from 2 – 4pm & 7 – 9pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday January 3, 2019 at 9:30am at The Church of Saint Catherine Laboure'. Entombment to follow at Marlboro Memorial Cemetery.