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Michael P. Gesullo  

Michael P. Gesullo

April 10, 1975 – June 28, 2014

Michael P. Gesullo, age 39, of Wilmington, DE, passed away while surrounded by family and friends on Saturday, June 28, 2014.

Born in Norristown, PA on April 10, 1975, Mike is survived by his husband of 19 years, Antoni X. Pulliam of Wilmington; son, Dylan Gesullo of Royersford, PA; parents, Edna and Maynard Eckert of Hartfield, VA; sisters, Debrah Smith of Montana, Dolly Salamore of Coatesville, PA and Rochelle Taschler of Leighton, PA; brother, James Loconsole of Norristown, PA; 1 niece; 3 nephews; and his 2 faithful canine companions, Anna and Puc.

Services and interment will be held privately. Friends are invited to visit at the family residence beginning at 12 Noon on Saturday, July 5, 2014.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mike’s name may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Delaware Chapter, 100 W. 10th Street, Ste. 209, Wilmington, DE 19801.

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  1. Dolly Salamone, July 1, 2014

    I love you Mikey! You will always be my puppy.

  2. dale cole (dumbass), July 1, 2014

    My life will never be the same without YOU(boo) but you will ALWAYS FOREVER AND EVER be in my HEART/MIND AND SOUL

    dale robert cole

    ps Im 1 lucky person to have Michael and Tony in my life
    In the now life goodbye Mike but in the what ever after we’ll chat

  3. Rebecca Dehghan, July 1, 2014

    Toni, I am so sorry to learn of Mike’s passing. You both have always shone so brightly with your inner lights. So kind and fun. I have such vivid memories of the three of you (with Robbie) laughing and joking. You are both in my thought and prayers.

  4. Indiana Wilson, July 1, 2014

    Big Mike rest in peace see you on the other side (LUV YOU BACK)

  5. Dottie n John Emory, July 2, 2014

    Until we meet again in heaven. I don’t know why, only that I will always miss you, and love you. You have always been very special to me. God bless and keep you in his loving arms.

  6. edna eckert, July 2, 2014

    Michael, you were my last born and special in my heart, rest my baby, rest. I will miss you so much. love mom

  7. Bob and Betty, July 2, 2014

    We will always love you Michael and we miss you so very much. Tony and Dale, we are so sorry for you guys. Love always.

  8. Joycie Brown, July 2, 2014

    I was so saddened to hear that Mikey had left this planet. He will always be remembered as the sweetest of souls. I loved working at Penny Hill with him and the times he would help us out at Village Green. You have my sincere condolences, Tony.

  9. Amy Dorris, July 2, 2014

    I am so sorry for your loss. What a great family.
    I knew you Mike for a few years and we had wonderful and so touching similarities that made us cry. I will miss them and miss you. Now it is pain free and live like you always wanted. Look over your family and friends. I love you.

  10. Carol Wilmore-Holtmeyer, July 2, 2014

    Tony, Dale, Family & Friends

    Tony, I was soooo…… sad to hear of Mike’s passing when Sheilah called me. The news just broke my heart. So I want to offer my love, support and heartfelt condolences to you. We had to come. It was so good to see you and Dale at the house.
    There are no more aches and no more pain, Mike is free, he is at rest now… I’ll always remember our fun times at Aunt Doris’s house and all the funny things Mike used to say and do. Your love for him was evident from the start. Mike was fun, funny and fun loving. He was a gentle soul. He will remain with us now in spirit … We won’t soon forget him, how could we? Smiles!!! So remember Tony what I said, you are not alone. God is with you and so are we. I know your heart is broken but right now and it seems as though the pain will never pass but Joy comes in the morning. Just hold on to God’s unchanging hand. He will never leave you nor forsake you. You are his child… God is with you…

    Your Friend Carol,
    Submitted with a heavy heart

  11. Carolyn Ferguson, July 2, 2014

    Michael – I think back to the years we worked together as floral designers with great fondness. You, me, Carole, Diane, Dale and Barry were quite a talented team.We created amazingly beautiful floral work…..from 15 foot tall centerpieces at the Hotel DuPont to creating ‘cherry’ trees at a farm in PA. We worked hard, but had SO MUCH FUN along the way. I will miss your generous spirit and wonderful smile.My sincere sympathy and heartfelt condolences to Tony and your extended family……………………..Carolyn Ferguson

  12. Carolyn Ferguson, July 2, 2014

    Michael – I will remember you for your generous spirit and wonderful smile. My sincere sympathy and heartfelt condolences to Tony and your extended family…..Carolyn Ferguson

  13. Carol Holtmeyer, July 2, 2014

    Dear Cousin Tony, Dale, Family & Friends

    I want to offer you my sympathy at this time. I don’t know what to say except that I am here for you and that I Love you. Mike’s pain and suffering is no more… We will miss him. You are in my prayers…

    Sheilah & Family

  14. Barb & Buzz Wanros, July 3, 2014

    Tony…Dale…and all your family & friends of Mike! Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time…we have to believe that Mike is in a better place; and we’ll all meet him again one day! We know your hearts are aching and broken; but you all need to stay strong for Mike. Love, Bar & Buzz

  15. Bishop James L Mills, Sr., July 27, 2014

    I just happened to be thinking about Mike and Tony and decided to look him up on Facebook. I was so saddened to hear of his passing. I was there the night Tony and Mike met. What a night that was :)…. They were inseparable ever since. I will always remember his kindness and warm spirit. Take your rest Mike and when we all get to heaven what a day of rejoicing that will be!

  16. Dylan Gesullo, December 1, 2014

    I decided to come back and read what people wrote. I miss you dad. There was a lot of time that we missed together. I hope you’re resting easy you deserve it for all you done for all of us and all who you knew. I love you Michael Paul Gesullo. I’m glad I had an amazing father. Thanks for all you have done for me.

  17. Sherri may glassmire, July 1, 2016

    Uncle Mikey i miss you more everyday. 2 years and it just seems like yesterday. Now your sister Debbie is with you and your reunited with G.G. I hope your finally at peace and watching over all of us, especially your son Dylan. Xoxoxoxo my first best friend!


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