On February 10, 2003, FRANCIS X. (Frank) MERCALDO; beloved husband of Susan T. Mercaldo (nee Timmons); devoted father of Patricia A. Mercaldo; devoted son of Clement R. Mercaldo, his wife Maria and Joy B. Ward; son-in-law of Dorothy T. Brown; beloved brother of Melanie M. Berndt, her husband Bill, Rob Mercaldo and his wife Kimberly; step-brother of Gloria Mori and Julia Kim; dear nephew of Tina Martin; dear uncle of Will and Tara Berndt; dear cousin of Gail Brogan and Barbara Williams. Friends may call at family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 York Road (beltway exit 26A), on Wednesday and Thursday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Christian Wake Service on Thursday, 7:30 P.M. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Church of the Nativity, on Friday, February 14, at 10:30 A.M. Interment will follow in Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.
THE BALTIMORE SUN