Judge Sarcione is married to Janet M. Sarcione and has three children. He graduated from the University of Scranton in 1975 with a B.S. in political science. Judge Sarcione subsequently attended the Widener University School of Law graduating in 1978 with his J.D. degree.
Judge Sarcione held various positions in the Chester County District Attorney's Office from 1978 to 1989. In 1989 he was asked by the Attorney General of Pennsylvania to assume the duties of Director of Criminal Law for the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General. He served the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania from 1989 to 1992 until Judge Sarcione returned to Chester County in 1993 after being appointed District Attorney of Chester County by the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas.
Judge Sarcione was elected to the office of District Attorney of Chester County in 1995 and again in 1999. Judge Sarcione served on the Executive Committee of the Pennsylvania District Attorney's Association. As District Attorney he was recognized by many organizations that serve the citizens of Chester County for his service to the community. He was elected to the Court of Common Pleas of Chester County in November of 2001. Judge Sarcione assumed his duties as a Judge on January 7, 2002. In 2011 he ran for retention and was elected to another ten year term.
Judge Sarcione has lectured at various elementary and high schools, at the Pennsylvania State Trial Judges Conference, to newly elected District Attorneys and was an adjunct professor at the Widener School of Law teaching a course in Trial Techniques.