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Marco Zarco
Marco Zarco

Marco Antonio ‘Tony’ Zarco, 50, of Wilmington, passed peacefully to his Lord on Saturday, April 2, 2016, after a valiant fight with cancer at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Tony was born February 25, 1966, in Tampico, Mexico, son of Maria Dolores Orobio-Mascoro and the late Antonio Zarco-Romero. A sister, Maria A. Zarco, also preceded him in death.

He is survived by his loving wife of 19 years, Mary Zarco; two stepdaughters, Carla Judge (Thurman) and Karen Zarco (Mariano); six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Mariano Zarco (Karen) and Bonifacio Zarco (Jero); four sisters, Jimileva Zarco (Fidel), Camarina Zarco, Elisa Zarco (Jesus) and Maria Zarco (Pedro); sister-in-law, Evelyn Blair; brother-in-law, Danny Eury (Peggy); and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, April 8, at Mill Creek Baptist Church, Leland, with the Rev. Jack Edge officiating. The family will receive friends at the church before and after the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made online or by mail to the Zimmer Cancer Center, c/o NHRMC Foundation, 2259 S. 17th St., Wilmington, NC 28401.

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