Anthony J. Petrone, Jr. a longtime resident of New Rochelle, died on December 21, 2021. He was 90 years old.
Anthony was born on August 20, 1931 in Mount Vernon, NY to the late Anthony and Helen (Contrata) Petrone. He served in the U.S. Army in 1952.
He worked for many years as a manager for Suzzanne’s supermarket and later DeCicco’s C-Town in Chester Heights. He was well known and loved by customers and co-workers alike. After retirement, Tony could always be found by family and friends at Dunkin Donuts on Main St. to share a coffee, donut or conversation. He always would buy people he met a beverage or donut.
He is predeceased by his wife the former Phyllis Larocca of New Rochelle, NY who died on September 29, 1995; and sisters Diane Petrone and Barbara D’Amico.
He is survived by his sons, Anthony, Michael, and Stephen; his daughter Stephanie Papa; his daughters-in-law, Judy, Chrisanne, and Noemi; son-in-law Rich Papa; grandsons Matthew, Anthony, Michael, Thomas, Andrew, and Brando; sisters Joan Galli and Carol DeMascio; and many nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Visiting hours will be Monday from 4-8 p.m.
Funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church.
Interment will follow at Beechwoods Cemetery.