John Michael Alercia

December 17, 1951 - May 13, 2017
John Michael Alercia

John Michael Alercia, age 65 of Belville,passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017 at his home.

John was born in Wilmington, NC on December 17, 1951. He was preceded in death by his parents Placido Alercia, Betty Shepherd and Earl Shepherd.

John was retired from the Leland DuPont plant.

He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Firozi Alercia; his son, Brian Alercia (Miranda) and his daughter, Leane Alercia; brothers, A.J. Parlatore, Raymond Alercia(Pam), and Don Alercia (Kathy); grandchildren, Darien Michael Alercia, Annabelle Delilah Alercia, and Brady Cole Paluck; and his extended family in India, Singapore, and Portugal. He also leaves behind his 4 legged companions, especially “India”

A memorial service will be held at 1 pm Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel by Certified Life Celebrant Colleen Heck. The family will see friends an hour before the services. To honor John, please dress in casual clothes.

In lieu of flowers you may make a memorial donation to a charity of your choice.

His family wishes to thank Dr. J. Hines and his nurse Jean Ward for their kindness, care, and compassion to John and his family.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099.

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  • May 16, 2017
    Everette Bordeaux says:
    Mike (Johnny Boy) my dear friend. I have some many great memories of you and I growing up together . I will always remember you RIP!

  • May 16, 2017
    Margie reeves Gurganious Buranakitipinyo says:
    I remember johnny as a sweet loveable kid Much Love to Your Family❤️

  • May 16, 2017
    The Smith Family Clay, Jennie ,Mariah, Logan,Michael and Maicee says:
    May God Bless You and keep You , Our Hearts are with you, So sorry for your loss .

  • May 17, 2017
    Deborah Zandy says:
    So very sorry for your loss. John was a co-worker for several years. I enjoyed his kind, fun and helpful personality. Firozi and family you're in my prayers.

  • May 17, 2017
    Chuck Campbell says:
    I worked with John for several years and always found him to be very kind and considerate, a pleasure to be associated with. My prayers are with the family . John will always be remembered. Bless you all