Obituary of Anthony R. Christiano Jr.
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Anthony R. Christiano Jr., 83, of Cuylerville Road in Leicester, died Friday, July 2, 2010 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. He is survived by his life partner, Jean Fitzgerald of Leicester, brothers, Francis Christiano and Gerald (Linda) Christiano both of Leicester, sister in law, Anita Christiano of Pittsford, special friend, Joyce Fitzgerald of Leicester, several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Anthony R. and Mary Longhine Christiano Sr., his brothers Vincent and Richard Christiano, and his sister Mary Andolina. He was born April 20, 1927 in Leicester, NY the son of Anthony and Mary Longhine Christiano Sr. Anthony was a US Army WWII veteran. He was co-owner of A.R. Christiano Hardware Store and Implement Company Inc. in Leicester, and active in various Hardware and Tire Company conventions on both the state and national levels. Anthony owned and raced horses and was well known at many area racetracks. He was also a huge baseball fan, always routing for his beloved NY Yankees. Visitation will be held at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home, 111 Main St. in Geneseo on Tuesday, July 6, 2010 from 2-4, 7-9 PM. Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at 10 AM at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Leicester. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Geneseo with Military Honors. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1400 Winton Rd. North, Rochester, NY, 14609.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Anthony
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Rector-Hicks Funeral Home Inc