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Marcos Enrique AMONGERO Obituary

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AMONGERO, Marcos Enrique age 52, of Oakwood passed away on August 19, 2013 at the Hospice of Dayton. He graduated from Wyoming High School in Cincinnati in 1978, Emory University in Atlanta, GA with a BS in 1982, Universidad de Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico in 1986, George Washington University Medical School in Washington DC with an MD in 1989, Case Western Reserve University Orthopedic Residency in Cleveland, OH in 1994, and UC Davis Spine Fellowship in Sacramento, CA in 1995. Marcos practiced as an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon with the Orthopedic Institute of Dayton (OID). He retired after eighteen years of practice in 2013. Marcos was an active member and racer with the Porsche Club of America and the Sports Car Club of America. He enjoyed memberships at the Motorsports Country Club of Cincinnati and the Dayton Country Club. Marcos was a key physician contributor to the development and construction of the Orthopedic spine unit at Miami Valley Hospital. He served on many boards including; the Community Blood Center/Community Tissue Services and OID. He was a past chair of the Department of Orthopedics and the medical director of Orthopedic Spine at MVH. He also supported Doctor's Without Borders, the Dayton Art institute, the Boonshoft Museum, and the DVAC. Marcos was a dedicated family man and surgeon who achieved a balance between home and his profession. Love of life and his competitive spirit could be seen in his pursuit of travel, skiing, car racing and support of the arts. He included his family in all his exploring and activities. He was a genuinely caring, generous person, who had boundless dreams that kept his wife, children and peers wanting to live life to its fullest. He served the community passionately and with humility, using his great surgical abilities and being bilingual, to help people whenever he could. Marcos is survived by his wife and high school sweetheart of 35 yrs, Martha (Dunlop); children, Lauren, Sonja, Nicolas, Anthony and Josh, parents; Flavio and Noemi, brothers; Christian, Kevin and his wife Tori along with their children Emerson and Sophia, as well as many other loving relatives, residing in the US and Argentina. A memorial service will be held at the Church of the Holy Angels, Dayton, OH on September 14, 2013 at 10:00 am. The internment was at Woodland Cemetery on August 22, 2013. Our family would like to sincerely thank the milieu of family and friends for their support through; texts, emails, cards, positive thoughts, prayers, food, flowers, games, gifts, prayer shawls, household chores (inside and out), physical therapy sessions, organizing, running errands, walking Peso, listening ears, shoulders to cry on and hugs. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to; The National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center (NPDPSC) at www.cjdsurveillance.com/donation.html or to the CJD Foundation at www.cjdfoundation.org or mailed to the CJD Foundation at 341 W. 38th Street, Suite 501 New York, NY 10018. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.routsong.com.

Published in Dayton Daily News from Aug. 25 to Aug. 27, 2013
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