Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Tony J. Spagnuolo Obituary


Tony J. Spagnuolo
Tony J. Spagnuolo Tony J. Spagnuolo, after five long years waiting to join his beloved wife, Josephine,
passed peacefully in his chair looking at her picture, Saturday, August 25, 2012. Born April 15, 1917, he
spent 95+ years on this earth. Our father was a holy man, devoted to his Catholic faith, the rosary, and his
family. He was loved by those who were blessed to know him. For his children, grandchildren, great/great
grandchildren, he left behind a legacy of how to love. Although he missed our mother greatly after she
passed, he kept her memory alive each Sunday at dinner with his family. He will be missed greatly. Tony
served proudly in the Army during WWII, landing in Normandy D-Day plus 6, and engaging in battles in
Northern France, Rhineland Germany, and Central Europe. He received a Good Conduct Medal with clasp,
American Defense Service Medal, European African Middle Eastern Service Medal with four Bronze
Service Stars. When asked if he saw Europe, he responded, "Yes, I walked across France and Germany". Survivors include their
three children: George, his wife Leslie, Richard, and his wife Nikki, and Rosie and her husband Bill Bickert. Surviving grandchildren
include Tony (Rocio), Cassandra, Misha, Raquel, (Bruce), Tiffany, Richard, Charity, Michael (Kathy), and Daniel (Kitti). Great
grandchildren include Joshua, Shana, Lucas, Jason Daniel, Gavin Michael, Cody, Andrea, Anthony, Max, Christian, Cameron,
Cheyenne, Bryce, Greylynd, Sariah, Morgan, Ethan, Catarina, Nicholas, Nathan, Kiara (deceased angel), and CJ. Great-great
grandchildren, include Juliana and Hailey. Visitation will be on Thursday, September 30th at Chapel in The Pines Funeral Home
from 2:00 - 4:00 and 6:00 - 8:00 with the Rosary at 7:00. Funeral will be on Friday, September 31, 2012 at 12:00 noon at
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with a lunch immediately following. To leave online condolences visit
www.chapelinthepinesfuneralhome.com.

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