Victor J. Mercado, age 48, of Bridgeport has passed into the presence of the Lord on Friday, October 28, 2022, at Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT. He is the son of Victor S. Mercado and Lydia Mercado of Bridgeport. Born in Bridgeport he resided in the Bridgeport area throughout his life. He was employed for years at the Durham Bus Company where he enjoyed driving school buses daily. He considered himself lucky to share time with the kids as they boarded his bus to be taken to school or home at the end of the day. He trained new hirees at the company throughout the years during his employment. He was a regular jokester whenever he spent time with his family and friends Victor was an avid pool player who competed regularly in various teams. He looked forward to either routing for the Patriots or the Yankees with some great pizza as well as paintballing. He will be sadly missed by all.
In addition to his parents, Victor is survived by his children, Nicole Mercado (Gabriel), Ashley Mercado (Isabela), Genesis Mercado and Idalis Bonilla; his sisters Julia Mercado and Nelida Mercado Russell (John);. His nephews, he was always proud of, Juan and Joel Mercado-Russell; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Friends are invited to attend calling hours to be held on Monday, November 7, 2022, beginning at 10:00 A.M. at the Blessed Sacrament Church, 275 Union Avenue, Bridgeport, CT, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 11:00 A.M. in the church. Soon after the Mass, Interment will take place in the Mountain Grove Cemetery Easton, Easton, CT.
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