Anthony (Tony) Joseph Pasquierllo, 61, of Santa Fe, NM passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Aug. 20 after a brave battle with cancer. He loved life to the end.
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Tony is preceded in death by his parents, Biagio and Rose Pasquariello of Paterson, NJ, his grandparents, Erminia and Alphonso Melone and Rose and Antonio Pasquariello of Paterson, NJ.
He is survived by the love of his life, his wife, Debra Lynn, daughter, Nicole Renee (Justin Padilla) of Hampton, Virginia, son, Blaise Anthony (Rori McBride) of Denver, CO, sister, Roseann (Elmer) Van Dalen of Franklin Lakes, NJ and other distant relatives and many friends.
Tony was proud of and dedicated to his work as an expert Machinist, having followed in his father's footsteps. He ventured out west in 1979 to investigate a job opening and ended up at the Los Alamos National Laboratory for the next 28 years, retiring in 2007, and moving on to Yeamans Machine shop until retiring from there due to his illness. He loved his work.
He loved to spend his spare time tinkering with cars, playing roulette, spending time outside gardening, and quiet time at home with Debra.
The family would like to thank the staffs of MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, the Cancer Center in Santa Fe, Del Corazon Hospice and CNS for their love, kindness, medical expertise and general support and care with Tony.
After a private family viewing on Saturday, Aug. 23, the family would like to invite everyone to join them for a Celebration of Tony's life on Sunday, Aug. at 2:00 p.m. at the Santa Fe Capital Grill restaurant.
He will be greatly missed by all. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the
Published in Los Alamos Monitor on Aug. 22, 2014