GREENWICH, Conn. -- Anthony J. Longo, of Greenwich, died Sept. 28, at the age of 90.
He was born Jan. 16, 1925, in Greenwich.
He was the beloved son of the late Salvatore R. Longo Sr. and Carbina Pedwano Longo.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 68 years, Antoinette M. Longo; his son, Salvatore; three daughters, Carbina Fano, Eleanor and her husband Felix J. Guiffra Jr., and Deborah and her husband Russell W. Penn; a sister, Eleanor Lodato; nine grandchildren and their spouses, and 15 great-grandchildren.
He also is survived by a large extended family.
He was predeceased by his parents; a sister, Louise Romanchuk; a brother, Salvatore R. Longo Jr.; son-in-law, Robert M. Fano; and grandson, Joseph D. Longo.
He served in the 1370th Army Air Force Base Unit during World War II from April 1943 to January 1946.
After basic training, he served as a special vehicle operator with air transport command in Burma, India.
He had government licenses to operate large semi-trailers, trailer trucks, wrecking equipment, refueling units, diesel powered towing equipment and other special purpose vehicles.
After the war ended, he joined his father and brother in business and later formed the Sal Longo & Sons excavating and paving business, which he operated with his brother, Salvatore R. Longo Jr., until his retirement in 1990.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in his memory to Nathaniel Witherell, 70 Parsonage Road.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Bosak Funeral Home, 453 Shippan Ave., Stamford.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 4 Riverside Ave., Riverside.
Interment will be at St. Mary Cemetery, North Street.
The Longo family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to the Bosak Funeral Home.
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