Mario passed away peacefully on September 22, 2016 surrounded by his family. Mario was born October 10, 1956 to Charles and Concetta Mascaro in Midvale Utah. Preceeded in death by his Dad, brother Louie, and other half siblings . Mario and Patti Erickson were married in 1977 and just celebrated there 39th wedding anniversary. Together they had two beautiful children. Mario graduated Hillcrest High School in 1975 there after spending 35 + years as a proud member of the teamsters union local 222. and most recently worked for ABF Freight. Marios passion was spent volunteering for over 25 years with the Utah Babe Ruth/ Cal Ripkin baseball organization, where he was inducted into the Babe Ruth hall of fame in 2015. Mario also had a great love for his grandsons who he spent time hunting and fishing with. Mario is survived by his Mother Concetta, Wife Patti, Son Ben (Angie), Daughter Natalie (Jason) Dampis, Buddies Bridger, Diesel, Dillon "Pickle", Brothers Joe, Pete, Milio (Debbie), Mother and Father in law Norma and Gary Ranck, Sister in law Debbie (Steve) Lehmann, brother in law Paul Erickson, many half siblings, nieces and nephews. The family wishes to express there appreciation and gratitude to Marios co workers at ABF, the EMT's, Nurses and Doctors at IMC for all they did for our loving Husband and Father.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday September 27, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.with a viewing from 10:00 - 10:45 am. at Jenkins-Soffe South Valley, 1007 South Jordan Pkwy (10600 So.) South Jordan. Interment- Larkin Sunset Gardens. Online condolences at www.jenkins-soffe.com