Mario Luke Scamardo, 55, of Bryan, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2010, at St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday, February 1, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Bryan. A visitation will be held at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday, January 31, with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Bryan.
Mario was born in Bryan to Morris and Tillie Scamardo. He was an avid Dallas Cowboys football fan. Mario married Linda Trcalek on November 18, 2000. He enjoyed league bowling and was a member of the Professional Bowlers Association. He was the Business Manager for TEEX for the past eleven years. He is a former banker. Mario was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 1834 and Fourth Degree.
Preceding Mario in death is his father Morris Scamardo.
Survivors include his wife Linda; his mother Tillie Scamardo, of Bryan; his son Brandon and wife Kristie Scamardo, of Bryan; his step-daughters Kim and husband Gordon Widdison, of Bryan, Shelly Hensarling, of Farmersville, Texas, Lisa and husband Fred Ortiz, of Plano, Texas; his sister Dr. Sandi and husband Christopher Lampo, his brothers Jerry and wife Barbara Scamardo, of Bryan, Andy and wife Kathy Scamardo, of College Station; his grandchildren Chanden and Victor Scamardo, Marissa, Kendra and Logan Widdison, Jonathan, Brandon and Hailey Ortiz; one great-granddaughter Natalie Widdison and numerous, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Special thanks to Dr. Tripathy and his staff at The Cancer Center and the nurses at St. Joseph Regional Health Center for the compassionate care given to Mario.