Anthony D., 80, of Parkland, FL, formerly of Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, passed away on October 24, 2011.
Born and raised in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ. Tony graduated from St. John's University and owned and operated Hudson Drug, Inc. on Hudson Street in Hackensack for 49 years. He was a past president of the NJ State Pharmacy Association and a charter member of the Hackensack Chapter of UNICO. A lifelong die-hard NY Giant and Yankee fan, he was also a long time parishioner of Corpus Christi Church in Hasbrouck Heights.
'Mr. Imp' was pre-deceased by his first wife, Joan R. (nee Sanzari), his brother, Carlo, and his parents, Dante and Lena.
He is survived by his wife, Dolores (nee Ricciardi-Brett), his children, Dante and his wife Christine, Michael and his wife Carleen, Lanie and her husband Todd Duffey. His step children, Ellen and her husband Mark Raisbeck, and James Brett, Jr. Tony was the cherished grandfather of his beloved Catherine, Lily, Anthony, Alex, Caroline, Olivia and Jack.
Family and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Hennessey Heights Funeral Home, 232 Kipp Ave, Hasbrouck Heights, on Saturday, October 29th at 8:30 AM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 9:45 AM at Corpus Christi Church, 260 Boulevard, Hasbrouck Heights. Interment to follow at St Joseph's Cemetery, 179 Hackensack Ave, Hackensack, NJ.
Visitation will be held Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Tony may be made to the Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation, 360 Essex St, Suite 301, Hackensack, NJ 07601.
Published in The Record on Oct. 26, 2011