Anthony J. Capriglione, also known as “Tinny,” passed away Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at Orange Regional Medical Center in the Town of Wallkill. He was 92 years old.
The son of Angelo and Carmela Delle Cava Capriglione, he was born April 24, 1927, in Central Valley,.
Anthony drove a tanker truck for M&W for 28 years and worked the last 17 years of his career as a mechanic for the Town of Woodbury.
Although a hard-working man, his main priority was always his family.
He was a Navy veteran serving during both the World War II and the Korean War.
He enjoyed the outside, was an avid hunter and fisherman and excelled at baseball and bowling. He was a member of The Woodbury Field and Stream Club, where he held many office positions, including president.
He was a member of the VFW 8858, and the American Legion Town of Woodbury Post 779, as well as a life member of the NRA.
Survivors include his wife Louise at home; his sons John Capriglione and his wife Elena of Smallwood, Anthony Capriglione of Central Valley, Mark Capriglione and his wife Sandy of Central Valley, Michael Bacigalupi of Columbia, Maryland; his daughters Lisa Amanti and her husband Joe of Montgomery, Christine Bacigalupi and her husband Carl Clark of Stone Ridge; his grandchildren: Mark, Patrick, Michael, Emilia, Sophia, Olivia, Christopher, Melanie, Joseph, Angie and Alanna, as well as his first wife and mother of three of his sons, Jacqueline Miller.
He is predeceased by his brothers Charlie and Joseph; his sisters Lena, Eileen, Rose, Jenny, Anne, Mae and Geraldine; and his grandson, Matthew Amanti.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601.
Arrangements by Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home (845-782-8185; www.ssqfuneralhome.com).