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Anthony D. Postilli


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Anthony D. Postilli Obituary
CANISTEO - Anthony D. Postilli, 73, of 14 Stephens St., passed away Sunday (Sept. 15, 2013) at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Bath.

Born in Hornell, June 14, 1940, the son of August and Genevieve Shea Postilli, he had resided in Hornell nearly all his life before moving to Canisteo in 2002. Tony was a graduate of Hornell High School, class of 1960, and had been employed as a welder and blaster at the former Foster-Wheeler Corporation in Dansville prior to his retirement in 1995.

Tony served his country as a member of the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Our Lady of the Valley Parish and a communicant of St. Ann's Church in Hornell.

He was a former member of the Hornell American Legion, the Hornell Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and had served as a member of the Honor Guard at the VFW. He was also a member of the Hornell Association.

He is survived by his daughter, Mary (Steve) Brady of Florida; his son, Anthony Postilli Jr. of North Carolina; his brother, August Postilli of Hornell; his longtime friends, Mary and David Parker of Canisteo; and several grandchildren.

To send a remembrance to the family or to light a candle in Tony's memory, please visit www.brownandpowersfuneralhomes.com. The family is being assisted by Gerald R. Brown, director.

The family will be present to receive friends at the Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 6 Spruce St., Canisteo, on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon, at which time a prayer service will be held with Rev. Peter Anglaaere officiating. Committal services and military honors will be held at the Bath National Cemetery at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Friends may make memorial contributions to: The Dialysis Unit at Mercy Care, 1 Bethesda Drive, Hornell, NY 14843, or Voluntary Services, VA Medical Center Bath, NY 14810 and reference donations to CLC-3.
Published in Hornell Evening Tribune on Sept. 17, 2013
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