YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – On Tuesday, October 12, 2021, Ismael Mercado Rodriguez, age 63, passed away at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Youngstown, Ohio.
He was born in Guanica, Puerto Rico on June 26, 1958 to Juan Ismael Mercado and Gumersinda Rodriguez Irizary and moved to Brooklyn, New York at three months old, where he lived most of his life.
He enjoyed playing trumpet in his younger years.
Ismael then moved to Youngstown, Ohio 20 years ago, where he worked in the HVAC field. His grandchildren truly were the light of his life.
He is survived by his loving wife, Luisa Mercado; his children, Juan Ismael Mercado and Lisandra (Wilfredo) Rivera, of Youngstown, Ohio and grandchildren, Angelina Rivera and Wilfredo Rivera, Jr., of Youngstown, Ohio.
He is preceded in death by his father, Juan Ismael Mercado and son, Daniel Mercado.
Arrangements by Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S. Silvat, Inc. Share memories or send condolences by visiting cremateohio.com.
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A television tribute will air Monday, October 18 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV.