Dennis Mercante

March 13, 1951 ~ February 3, 2024 (age 72) 72 Years Old

Dennis Mercante Obituary

Dennis Mercante, 72, of Jersey City, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, February 3, 2024. 

Dennis graduated Dickinson High School in 1969. He owned a payroll company before selling it and becoming an employee at the Casco Trucking Company in Newark. 

Dennis received dialysis at the DaVita Center in N. Bergen. This led him to becoming an active advocate for patients receiving dialysis to whom he would give his input on what was important for their treatments. Staff and patients alike loved Dennis and the treats he would always bring them. 

Dennis was a devoted son, brother, & godfather. He was predeceased by his parents, Rose & Tom Mercante, and his brother John. He is survived by his brother, Thomas and his wife Rosemarie, his nephew, John Thomas, and many cousins & friends.  Dennis was a loving son who was the caretaker of his mother for many years. He will be dearly missed by all who loved him. 

Visitation is Saturday, February 10, 2024, from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM at the Riotto Funeral Home ( Funeral Mass will follow, 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church.  Interment will take place at Holy Name Cemetery .In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Dennis's name to The National Kidney Foundation @ 


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February 10, 2024

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company
3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Funeral Mass
February 10, 2024

11:00 AM
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church
99 Broadway
Jersey City, NJ 07306

February 10, 2024

12:00 PM
Holy Name Cemetery
823 West Side Ave.
Jersey City, NJ 07306


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