Mark S. Marino

DODGEVILLE – Mark S. Marino, 53, a resident of Dodgeville, passed away Sunday evening, March 16, 2014, at the Portage Hospital in Hancock following a battle with cancer.

He was born on September 10, 1960, in Hancock, a son of the late Nicholas and Ann (Mihelac) Marino. Mark was a graduate of the Houghton High School with the class of 1979. He also attended Soumi College.

Mark had worked as a manager for Burger King and then Karp’s Gas Station in South Range and Northern Hardwoods, until his health forced an early retirement.

Mark enjoyed working in his garden, reading books and spending time with his boys.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Surviving are his sons, Shane Marino and Cole Marino both of Gaylord, Mich.; his brothers and sisters, David (Lucy) Mihelac, Nicholas Marino Jr., Gloria Perala, Michael Marino, Donna (Mark) Chegwidden, Joseph (Kathy) Marino, Cynthia Markham, Pamela Wasik, Gregory Marino and Michele (Pete Palosaari) Marino; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A time to remember Mark will be held Wednesday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Hancock.

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The Memorial Chapel and Plowe Funeral Homes have been assisting the family with the arrangements.