Anthony "Tony" Gerard DiMauro, 88, of Lewes, formerly of Yonkers, N.Y., passed away Saturday, March 14, 2020, at his home. He was born June 3, 1931, in New York, N.Y., son of the late Gaetano and Phillipa DiMauro.
Mr. DiMauro was a graduate of Cathedral High School in New York City and earned a bachelor's degree from Iona College in New Rochelle, N.Y. He was a proud veteran, having honorably served in the U.S. Army and the Coast Guard Auxiliary. Mr. DiMauro made his career as a credit manager, retiring from American Express after many dedicated years. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying fishing and hunting, in particular. Mr. DiMauro was also a gun collector, a card-carrying member of the NRA, and a skilled woodworker. Above all, he cherished time spent with those he held most dear. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend who will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
In addition to his parents, Mr. DiMauro was preceded in death by his daughter, Donna Ruggiero; and his sister, Mary Imperato. He is survived by his beloved wife, Julie DiMauro of Lewes; his son, Thomas DiMauro (JoAnn); his daughters: Marion Berardi (Ron) and Gina DeMasi (Frank); his stepdaughters: Stephanie Long and Karin Long; his 12 grandchildren; his six great-grandchildren; his sister, Tina Coco; and his several nieces and nephews.
A prayer service will be held Tuesday, March 17, at 7 p.m., at Parsell Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes, where friends may call beginning at 6 p.m. Viewing will resume after the prayer service until 8 p.m. Entombment will take place at Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, N.Y., at a later date.
Donations may be made in Mr. DiMauro's memory to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016, or to the ASPCA, ASPCA Tributes, 520 8th Ave., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10018.
Please visit Mr. DiMauro's Life Memorial Webpage and sign his online guestbook at www.parsellfuneralhomes.com.