Mario James Vangeli, 60, of Homer, NY, formerly of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, ended his courageous battle with cancer on October 27, 2015 at Hospicare of Ithaca.
Mario was born April 11, 1955 in Cortland. Mario was a graduate of Cortland High School. While at school he participated in the swim team and wrestling. Mario was also a class president and member of student council. Before his illness, Mario was sole proprietor of Mario’s Pool Service, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, a business he truly enjoyed for over 30 years.
Mario is survived by his mother, Estella Eckler Vangeli of Homer; a brother Arthur (Aleida) Vangeli of Cedar Park, TX; sisters Deborah (Jeff) Whary of Stonewood, WV; Belinda “Lindy” Vangeli of Homer, and Kristina “Tina” (Kevin) Bishop of East Homer; nieces and nephews Danielle and Brent Bishop and Adrianna, Mario and Michael Vangeli.
Mario was pre-deceased by his father, Bruno James Vangeli and a sister Kathy Ann Vangeli.
Mario’s family would like to thank the wonderful workers and volunteers of Hospicare Ithaca who helped make his last days comfortable.
In keeping with Mario’s wishes, there will be no services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospicare of Ithaca, 172 East King Road, Ithaca, NY 14850.
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