HUNTLEY – Anthony "Tony" Masi, 20, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.|
He was born June 23, 1993, in Park Ridge, Ill., the son of Gerald Masi and Susan Artinghelli. He graduated from Huntley High School in 2011 and continued to make his home in the area. He was kindhearted and loved his nephews very much, was known for his baby blue eyes and loved animals, and was the No. 1 fan of the Blackhawks and the Bulls. Tony was a comic, he had a great sense of humor and loved to make people laugh and could put them at ease and make a friend in a matter of minutes.
He is survived by his mother, Susan Artinghelli of Chicago; his father, Gerald (Melanie) Masi of Murrieta, Calif.; his siblings, Sandi Altergott and Kristine (Jeff) Sharin, both of Huntley, Mike (Carm) Blaha and Tim (Tanya) Blaha of Chicago, Joey Masi of California, Angela Masi of Crystal Lake and Nicolas Masi and Gabriella Masi of California; his nephews, Brandon, Andrew and Evan Altergott, Tyler, Dylan and Gianni Blaha and Mason Sharin; his grandparents, Dominick Masi of Iowa and Joan and John Artinghelli of Elgin; his girlfriend, Narahlee Rios of Lake in the Hills; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Anna Marie Nothnagel.
The visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at DeFiore-Jorgensen Funeral & Cremation Service, 10763 Dundee Road, Huntley. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 10307 Dundee Road, Huntley.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Tony Masi Memorial Fund.
For information, call 847-515-8772 or online condolences can be directed to www.defiorejorgensen.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Nov. 2, 2013