Obituary of Anthony C. DeSocio Sr.
Tony Sr., age 87, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, December 26, 2022. He was the son of Ralph Sr. and Catherine (Lagonegro) DeSocio. Tony is survived by his loving and caring wife Delores (Campanelli) DeSocio; daughter Nanette with husband Kevin Finnell and their children, Allison (John) Dolan, Patrick (Kristin) Finnell, Timothy (Julia) Finnell; son Anthony Jr. with wife Michele DeSocio and their children, Brittany (Evan) Lloyd, Ryan (Carrie) DeSocio; son Michael Sr. with wife Katie DeSocio and their children, Nicolette (Jason) Kilgro, Michael DeSocio, Jr., Carson DeSocio; great-grandchildren, Gemma and Britton Lloyd, Charlotte and Jack Simpson Kilgro, and Thompson Dolan; brother Ralph Jr. (Mary) DeSocio; extended family including cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. He was a communicant of the Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish. Tony was a gentle, loving, and passionate husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was a 1958 graduate of St. Bonaventure University. After college Tony proudly served in the U. S. Army stationed on Grand Island NY at the Nike Missile site. Tony worked in finance for several local manufacturing companies. He was also an entrepreneur, with his wife, both having a love for antiques and estate sales, d/b/a Victorian Lady. He was also proud of his Italian heritage, had a love for Keuka Lake, the New York Yankees, auto racing, and the Buffalo Bills. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Tony's caregivers, Crystal Wickham, Melinda Jungklaus, CareFirst, neighbors, and friends. A private service was held with the assistance of Fr. John DeSocio and McInerny Funeral Home.
Those wishing may remember Tony with a donation to either Chemung County Sports Hall of Fame, 330 Chambers Road, Ste 5127, Horseheads NY 14845 or The Arctic League, P O Box 113, Elmira NY 14902.To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Anthony DeSocio Sr., please visit our Tree Store
In Loving Memory
Anthony DeSocio Sr.
1935 - 2022
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