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Obituary of Anthony R DeGregorio, Jr.
Anthony R. DeGregorio, Jr. passed away peacefully at home on January 21, 2022, age 73 of West Berlin, NJ. Beloved husband of Joyce DeGregorio (nee D’Ancona). Cherished father of Dan (Cari) Cooper and Craig (Amy) Cooper. Loving grandfather of Chase, Austin, Bennett, Sabrina, and Brayden. Dear brother-in-law of Gail (Paul) Gangi. Also left to treasure his memory are his nieces, nephews and cousins. Tony was predeceased by his parents Anthony and Helen, and sisters Rita and Honey.
Tony grew up in Philadelphia and graduated from West Catholic High School. He served his country proudly in the US Army as an artillery specialist and spent many years as a union wallpaper hanger before joining the Winslow Twp schools as a buildings and grounds foreman. During the summer months Tony greatly enjoyed spending time in Wildwood on his houseboat with friends and family fishing and crabbing. In addition, Tony was an avid coin collector and mushroom cheesesteak connoisseur!
Relatives and friends are invited to the visitation on Thursday morning, January 27, 2022, from 9:30AM to 11:00AM at the GIOSA FUNERAL HOME, 171 Haddon Ave., West Berlin, NJ 08091. Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00am in the funeral home with interment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Berlin, NJ. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers contributions in Tony’s name to American Cancer Society, 1851 Old Cuthbert Rd. Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 (www.donate3.cancer.org).
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