Joseph Mercury, a longtime resident of the Bronx, died on April 3, 2021. He was 95.
Mr. Mercury was born on February 28, 1926 in New York City to the late Joseph and Anna (Battista) Mercury. He served in the US Navy during World War II. For many years before his retirement he worked as a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service. He also served as an usher at St. Dominic’s Church. He is survived by his daughter Patricia Leonetti and her husband Michael; his step-grandchildren; step-great grandchildren; nephews and nieces. He is predeceased by his wife Ida (Marino) Mercury, who died on April 12, 2001.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday 11:15am at St. Dominic’s Church, 1743 Unionport Road, Bronx. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers the family prefers donations to the American Cancer Society