LONDONDERRY Mario Pannelli was born in Liege Belgium on April 2, 1942. He came to The United States at 16, with his brother Rene. He lived in NYC and went to work at his aunt's restaurant, Mama Laura. He joined the army and was stationed in Germany.
He worked for 3S years at ll Vagabundo in New York. He then started his own construction company, No Job Too Small.
Although recently retired to Londonderry, where he worked part time at the hardware store, he has lived here for over 20 years. He loved to ski and joined The Trailblazers. In recent years he also took up snowmobiling and loved to go out at night and groom the trails. He also loved to fish and go boating. His passion was food and cooking and having friends over for one of his great meals.
He is survived by his wife Marianne, many loving friends and family scattered in NY, NJ, VT, and Belgium.
Published in The Manchester Journal from July 12 to Aug. 2, 2013