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Anthony L. Vannicola Obituary
Anthony L. Vannicola
Anthony L. Vannicola, Sr., 82, of Forks Twp., PA, passed away on Friday, June 22 in The Village at Sullivan Trail. Anthony was born in Summit Hill, PA. He was the son of the late Louis and Christine Vannicola. Anthony was a graduate of Summit Hill High School, Class of 1947. He graduated from the PA State Police Academy in Hershey, PA in 1954. He was a PA State Trooper in the Detective Division for 31 years in Lewistown, Bethlehem, Stockertown and Easton Barracks, until 1985. He was then a Northampton County Detective in the office of the District Attorney, retiring in 2001. He also served in the US Coast Guard prior to his law enforcement career. Anthony was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, the Fraternal Order of Police and the County and State Detectives Associations. Survivors: Anthony is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Bette Vannicola; sons Louis A. Vannicola and wife Renee of Palmer Twp, Anthony L. Vannicola, Jr. and wife Colleen of Shawnee Mission, KS, and David D. Vannicola of Kansas City, KS; two grandchildren Anthony L. Vannicola, III and Maria N. Vannicola, children of Anthony and Colleen; and his sister Mary Kanick of Summit Hill, PA. He is preceded in death by his brother Angelo Vannicola. Services: Calling hours will be on Tuesday from 9 until 10 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 9th and Lehigh St, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in the church. Interment will be private. Arrangements are under the direction of Morello Funeral Home, Inc, 3720 Nicholas St., Palmer Twp. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Tony are requested payable to the National MS Society, remit to Ms Florence McLeary, Greater Delaware Valley MS Chapter, 30 South 17th Street, Suite 800, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Online condolences may be offered at
Published in Morning Call on June 24, 2012
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