Anthony J. "Tony" Barsotti, Sr.
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NEWARK: A memorial service will be held at a later date for Anthony J. "Tony" Barsotti, Sr., age 83, of Newark. Mr. Barsotti passed away on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born May 2, 1929 in Newark, Ohio to the late Antonio and Angela (Ricciardo) Barsotti.
Tony was a 1947 graduate of St. Francis High School and was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was employed with the Roper Corp. for twenty-one years and retired from the Newark Air Force Base where he had been employed for twenty-three years. Tony was a member of Heath Lodge #771 F & AM where he had been past-Master. He was a member of the Newark Amateur Radio Club, the Fly Fishing Club of Newark and was a former member of the Newark Auxiliary Police Force. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and woodworking.
He is survived by his wife of sixty years, Grace (Carpenter) Barsotti, whom he married September 27, 1952; three sons, Michael Barsotti of Newark, Anthony (Luann) Barsotti of Ocala, Florida and Robert Barsotti of Newark; two daughters, Deborah Diebold of Newark and Grace Mary (Douglas) Ayers of Heath; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ann (Charles) Sines of Newark.
In addition to his parents, a grandson, Anthony, Jr., is deceased.
The Newark Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements.
Please visit www.hendersonvanatta.com to view a memorial and to leave a message of condolence for the family.
59 North 5th Street Newark, OH 43055
Published in the Advocate on Nov. 28, 2012