MARCHESE, Antonio 'Tony' - Peacefully surrounded by his family on October 7, 2016 at McNally House in Grimsby in his 73rd year.
Loving husband of Rosa Marchese. Loving father of Albert (Tina) Marchese, Frank (Samantha) Marchese, Paul Marchese, Lidia (Tim) Brown, Sam Marchese (Tiziana), Chris (Susan) Cicero and Claudia (Dave) Drake.
Loving Nonno of Sabrina, Alessia, Nicholas, Matthew, Marcus, Jessica, Hunter, Sierra, Jovie, Jack, Lana, Kendal and Jack.
Brother to Lidia (Aldo) DeLuca, Frank (Irene)… Marchese, Sam (Pat) Marchese, Angie (Paul) Szymkiewicz, and the late Paul Marchese. Son of the late Alberto and Virginia Marchese. Son-in-law of Sam and the late Annunziata Agro. Brother-in-law of the Agro family.
Tony will be missed by best friends Norm and Barb Read, and Joe and Betty Kichler. He will also be missed by many nieces and nephews.
Tony has been a pillar of the Waterdown Community for over 50 years and will be missed by many loyal customers and friends. He was a long-term valued member of the Rotary Club of Waterdown, where he was a Paul Harris Fellow, as well as a fourth-degree knight of the St. Thomas Knights of Columbus.
The family wishes to thank the wonderful caregivers at McNally House for the amazing comfort and compassion they gave to Tony, Rosa and the entire family.
Visitation at Kitching, Steepe & Ludwig funeral home, Waterdown on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be held at ST. THOMAS THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 715 Centre Rd., Waterdown on Thursday, October 13th at 10 a.m. Entombment to follow.
The family requests that instead of sending flowers, donations be made to McNally House Hospice, Grimsby.