Anthony V. Scalzo

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RAVENA Anthony V. Scalzo, 81, died peacefully at home with his wife by his side Saturday, August 30, 2003. Tony was born and lived all his life in Ravena. During World War II, Anthony landed in Normandy and fought across Europe. After the War, Anthony had a 41-year career with N.Y. Central, Penn Central and Conrail in Selkirk, retiring in 1983. He was a member of the Ravena VFW Post 9594 and played in the former VFW marching band. Anthony was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church, Ravena. Survivors include his wife, Amy Scalzo of Ravena; children, Karen (William) Tierney of Slingerlands, Chip (Debbi) Scalzo of Kinderhook, Maryellen (Dennis) Bruno of Winthrop, Mass. and Jeannie Scalzo (Mitch Hymowitz) of Harrison, N.Y.; brother, Frank Scalzo of Ravena; sister, Mary Ann Clouse McCarville of Albany; eight grandchildren, Amy and Bill Tierney, Alucia and Tom Scalzo, Anthony and Andrea Bruno, Olivia and Kayla Hymowitz. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Anthony was predeceased by his brothers, Patrick and James Scalzo. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30 Tuesday morning, September 2, 2003 at St. Patrick's Church, Ravena. Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. Contributions in memory of Anthony may be made to St. Patrick's Church, 21 Main St., Ravena, NY 12143 or to Community Hospice of Albany County, 445 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205.

Published in Albany Times Union from Aug. 31 to Sept. 1, 2003