March 17, 2021
Anthony Lavinio –Obituary On Wednesday, March 17, 2021, Anthony Lavinio, loving husband and father of three children and seven grandchildren, passed away at the age of 89. Anthony was born on June 14, 1931 in Milazzo, Sicily to Francesco and Domenica Lavinio nee Caravello. Anthony was a Carabinieri in Rome, Italy between 1951 and 1959. In 1960, Anthony immigrated to Brooklyn, New York where he started working as a baker for several well-known bakeries including California Pie, Pechter Fields Bakery, and Leske’s Bakery. Anthony later married Lillian Mangonga on September 23, 1961. Together they raised three sons, Frank, Robert and Anthony. Anthony had a passion for cooking and soccer. He also loved opera, classical music, Shakespeare and ancient Roman history. He kept an extensive library and was an avid reader. He studied Philosophy, particularly Aristotle, Plato, Nietzsche, Socrates, Machiavelli, and Marcus Aurelius. He enjoyed watching 70s police shows- Columbo and Tutto Calcio were his Anthony’s favorite shows. He was known for his quick wit, no-filter, common sense approach to life, his infectious smile, and his kind and compassionate spirit. His father, Francesco, his mother, Dominica, and siblings, Joseph, Gianna, Maria, and Piera, preceded Anthony in death. He is survived by his wife Lillian, his three children, Frank, Robert, and Anthony, his daughters-in-law, Arianna, Christine, and Tricia, and his grandchildren, Christopher, Victoria, Nicholas, Jenna, Michael, John, and Juliana. Viewing arrangements will be held on Monday, March 22, 2021 at Barrett Leber Funeral Home located on 148 Dean Street, Tenafly, New Jersey between 4pm and 8pm. A Mass will be held on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at Church of the Epiphany located on 247 Knox Ave, Cliffside Park, New Jersey at 9:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Holy Name Medical Center, Teaneck, New Jersey in honor of Anthony Lavinio.
Anthony Lavinio –Obituary On Wednesday, March 17, 2021, Anthony Lavinio, loving husband and father of three children and seven grandchildren, passed away at the age of 89. Anthony was born on June 14, 1931 in Milazzo, Sicily to Francesco... View Obituary & Service Information
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