Mark Denny McAuliffe, age 44, beloved son of Robert D. and Lydia E., loving brother to Ingrid and Kirsten and brother-in-law George Raleigh, adoring uncle to Carter and Jackson Raleigh, and beloved companion to Dr. (Ms.) Zuhal Ergonul. He died on February 17, 2013, after a long and courageous battle with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency, a genetic lung disorder. Mark, born in Philadelphia, lived in Boston and New York City and loved to spend time in Chatham, Cape Cod. He attended Skidmore College and Rutgers University, and was Information Technology Director of Paul Stuart in New York and Chicago. He founded, an Information Technology service. A Funeral Mass was held on February 23, at Our Mother of Consolation Church, 9 East Chestnut Hill Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19118. Interment was private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Mark’s memory to the Alpha-1 Foundation (, 2937 SW 27th Ave., Suite 302, Miami, FL 33133.

Jacob Ruth Funeral Home