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Anthony V. Scarafile

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Anthony V. Scarafile
Anthony V. Scarafile, of Utica, departed this life on Tuesday, August 14, 2012, with his loving family by his side. He was born Vito Antonio Scarafile, in Utica, the son of the late Joseph and Laura Scarafile and was educated locally, graduating from Proctor High School. On December 5, 1942, Anthony enlisted in the armed services, where he served in the European Theatre of Operations of World War II and was wounded April 4, 1945. He was decorated with the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Silver Star, American Campaign medal, Good Conduct medal and WW II Victory medal. Anthony was a member of the 100th Infantry Division. Anthony married the former Carmela Sadie Millo, and they shared a loving commitment of 65 years until her passing November 13, 2010. Anthony will be sadly missed by his two sons and daughter-in-law, Joseph Scarafile, of Utica, and Michael Scarafile and his wife, Lori, and his beloved grandchildren, Charles and Michaela Scarafile, all of New Hartford, NY. As per Anthony's request, there are no public calling hours. A private family gathering will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered by the Rev. Joseph Salerno, Pastor. Burial will be held in Calvary Cemetery with full military honors. Arrangements under the guidance of the John L. Matt Funeral Home, Chadwicks, NY. The Scarafile family would like to thank the caregivers at Mulberry Sitrin Care Community for the kind and wonderful care for Anthony during his illness. To send an online message of sympathy: www.johnlmatt funeralhome.com
Published in The Observer-Dispatch from Aug. 17 to Aug. 18, 2012
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