Mark and his wife Donna Rose live with their young nephew Chase Anthony next door to his studio. Donna is a homemaker who has recently begun to take art classes herself. They have two daughters.
The older daughter Lori Ann lives in Penopolis, Brazil with her husband John Ruggiero, son Andy, and daughter Clara. Lori is also an artist and has opened her own art school in Penopolis.
The younger daughter Elizabeth graduated in May 2015 from Bucknell University with a BA in sociology with a focus on media, culture, and leisure. She is the recipient of the Gertrude Deppen Scholarship.
Mark is Roman Catholic and serves as an Extraordinary Minister of Communion and has been taking communion to the sick since 1995. He served on the parish council three times, he was twice a president of the council.
Mark is fantastic the way he's doing this
"I heard he was very good at what he did. I've seen his work. I've seen some of the work he's done in churches and Mark is fantastic the way he's doing this."
- Dick Yuengling
Here is the 2nd mural after one week of work. Yuengling Brewery Door at the historic Yuengling Brewery Building in Pottsville, Pennsylvania.