BOARDMAN — Anthony A. DiPasqua, 74, passed away peacefully at his home, Friday, Jan. 26, 2024, after a two-year battle with cancer.
He was born June 26, 1949, in Youngstown, to the late Guy N. and Anna Marie LaCivita DiPasqua.
After graduating from The Rayen School, Anthony further pursued his education by attending Youngstown State University and majored in art.
Anthony served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. His military service exemplified his patriotism and commitment to protecting the freedoms we hold dear.
After returning from the war, Anthony worked as a brick mason for Youngstown Sheet and Tube until moving to Florida.
Anthony had a passion for music and excelled in various athletic endeavors, with bowling, pool and golfing being his favorites. In addition to his athletic abilities, he possessed a remarkable artistic talent.
Above all else, Anthony cherished his family. He was the proud father of two daughters, Kristen Gabriel and Lianna (Curt) Walton, both of Canfield; his grandchildren, Joey Gabriel and Ryan Walton brought immeasurable joy into his life.
Anthony also leaves behind his sisters, Donna (Nick) Honda of Springfield Township and Christine (Rich) Delisio of Youngstown; as well as his brother, Guy (Debra) DiPasqua of Seattle. Their support and love were invaluable to him throughout his lifetime. He is also survived by their children, Dr. Nicholas Honda, Mark (Suzanne) Delisio and Jessica (Tim) Pickard; as well as many cousins and cherished friends who were like family.
A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
Professional arrangements are being handled by the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Boardman-Canfield Chapel.