Gilbert E. Mazzocco Jr

Gilbert E. Mazzocco Jr., age 70, of Erie, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020 at his home following a short illness. He was born in Erie on May 17, 1950, son of the late Gilbert Sr. and Tecla Landini Mazzocco.

Gil was a 1968 graduate of Tech Memorial High School where he played football. He then attended Penn State University and graduated with a degree in Aero Space Engineering. Gil was an entrepreneur and had owned several businesses in Warren, PA. He touched many lives through his leadership skills. Gil was a veteran of the US Army, serving in the Vietnam War and was a member of McLane Church – Erie. He was an avid sports fan, especially the Cleveland Browns, New York Yankees, and Penn State Nittany Lions. He also loved to golf.

Gil is survived by his wife, Kathleen Mazzocco; two sons, Michael and Marc Mazzocco; two brothers, Gerard (Cheryl) and Gary Mazzocco; and several stepchildren, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Gil was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Ricci Mazzocco.

A Memorial Service will be held in the parking lot of Elevate Church, 975 Millcreek Mall, Erie, PA 16565 on Sunday, June 21st at 11 am, followed by a Celebration of Life at the same location. Arrangements are being handled by the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., 2607 Buffalo Rd. Memorial contributions may be made to a hospice facility of your choice.

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