Christian Joseph Michael Mercadante, 22, of Mountain Top, passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2020 as the result of a motorcycle accident, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.
Born in Hazleton, he was the son of Joseph and Kelly Karpowich Mercadante and graduated from Crestwood High School, Class of 2016. He was serving his country proudly in the United States Marines and enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding his motorcycle and his quad.
He was preceded in death, in addition to grandparents, by his infant sister, Kayla Mercadante and brother, Shawn Camm.
Left to cherish Christians memory, in addition to his loving parents, are his brother, Mark (Stephanie) Mercadante of Hanover Township; sister, Caitlyn Callahan of Ashley; twin sister, Christina Mercadante, Mountain Top; sister, JennaRae of Mountain Top; brother, Anthony Mercadante of Mountain Top; maternal grandmother, Constance Karpowich; nieces and nephews, Alex, Alexis and Grayson Raczkowski and Jeovanna Jo Mercadante. He is also survived by aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at 10:00 am from the Desiderio-Lehman Funeral and Cremation, 436 S. Mountain Blvd. Mountain Top.
Interment will follow, with Full Military Honors, in St. Marys Cemetery, Hanover Township.
Friends are welcome to join the family on Friday, July 24, 2020, from 4 to 7 pm at the funeral for a visitation and Saturday morning from 9:30 until time of service.
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