Marco A. Flamenco
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TROY - Marco Antonio Flamenco, 58, of R Street died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at St. Mary's Hospital after a long illness.
Born in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, he was son of the late Jose Antonio Flamenco and Blanca Hilda Erazo Flamenco.
His mother dedicated her life to taking care of Marco and taught him to speak, write his name. He was bilingual, speaking both Spanish and English.
He had resided in North Adams, Mass., later in Castleton with his cousin, Natalia Multunas, and family until March 2007, when he moved to 8th Avenue (an ARC Group Home) in Troy. Two years ago, he moved to R Street in Lansingburgh.
Marco worked for 10 years at Price Chopper in North Adams, Mass. He was a member of many clubs within the Department of Mental Retardation in North Adams, participated in Special Olympics, played soccer and basketball and bowled and enjoyed dancing.
He was a member of the Third Presbyterian Church in Troy. He loved church, attended Sunday school, helped with church activities, participated in Vacation Bible School and is loved by everyone!
Survivors include a brother, Rene Flamenco; his cousin, Natalia (Jules and Bill) Multunas of Castleton; two second cousins, Joshua and Christian Multunas; and a nephew, Jose Corea of California.
Relatives and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Bryce Funeral Home Inc., 276 Pawling Ave., Troy.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Third Presbyterian Church, 113 Winter St., Troy, with the Rev. John McAuley, pastor, officiating.
Interment will be at Southview Cemetery in North Adams.
Donations can be made to the memorial fund at Third Presbyterian Church for the benefit of Christian Education.
For a private family guest book and service directions, visit www.brycefh.com
Bryce Funeral Home
276 Pawling Avenue Troy, NY 12180
Published in The Record on Feb. 25, 2013