48 of Tempe passed away October 13, 2009 in Mesa. He was born in Bronx, N.Y. and graduated from the Bronx High School of Science before moving to Arizona in 1979. Tony attended ASU and worked for the ASU Police Department for a period of time. After this he worked for the US Postal Service as a letter carrier for 22 years. Tony is survived by his wife, Donna; daughters, Carolynn Trauscht and Melani Alizio; grandson, Caiden Thomas and a host of many other family and friends. He was loved by many and will be greatly missed. Services will be 8:00 p.m., Monday, October 19, 2009 at Tempe Mortuary, 405 E. Southern Ave., in Tempe. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. A private family committal service will be held.