Age 65, passed peacefully after a five year battle with cancer on December 31, 2020, in Jefferson Hills, PA. Mark is survived by his wife, Nancy (Kaercher); father of Benjamin (Ashley), Adam, Ashley; grandfather of Hunter, Ford, and Baby Lea; brother of David (Sandy), John, and Judy; brother-in-law of David (Tracy), Tom (Susan), and Beverly (William); and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Agnes and Thomas, of Canonsburg; and sister, Nan. A funeral is scheduled at BALL FUNERAL CHAPEL, INC., and the burial will be held at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. In honor of Mark's wishes, all funeral arrangements will be private, a celebration of his life will be held at a later date. The family would like to thank Family Hospice, as well as all the physicians, nurses, and aides that helped to care for Mark. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Wounded Warrior Project are suggested, www.woundedwarriorproject.org. "If others wonder why I'm missing, just tell them I've gone fishing."
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