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Anthony Tepedino

April 2, 1931 ~ July 4, 2019 (age 88)
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Anthony “Toty” Tepedino, 88, of Highland Beach Florida passed away Thursday, July 4th 2019. Anthony was born on April 2nd 1931 in Padula, Italy. He immigrated to Brooklyn, NY in 1947 with his family and has lived in Florida for the past 20+ years. He met the love of his life, Josephine Naccarato at Bay Ridge High school in Brooklyn, NY and married on December 3rd 1955.

Prior to getting married he honorably served his country in the US Army in the Korean War from September 1953 – December 1954 and received a bronze star upon discharge.

Anthony and Josephine proceeded to have 3 lovely daughters Rosemary, Jeanie & Anna. He was a wonderful provider for his family excelling as a general contractor, Real Estate Entrepreneur, all around Business and Family man.

 In his leisure time he was an avid tennis player, finding his love for the game at the age of 45 and playing the remainder of his life. Receiving many trophies and medals over the years it was more than just a sport to him. He was an all around athlete, running the NYC Marathon and an advocate for health with a great love for life.

Anthony came from humble beginnings and is the definition of the American Dream. He achieved many things in his life but never took anything for granted; always appreciating everything he worked so hard for.   

He leaves behind his lovely wife Josephine, three daughters, Rosemary Falkenhainer, Jeanie Ford and Anna Tepedino, his son-in-law Kirwin L. Ford and his five grandkids Joanna, Billy and Anthony Falkenhainer, Christopher & Jennifer Ford. He also leaves behind his brother Carmine Tepedino, and his sister Fanny Iannelli and their families. He will happily reunite with parents Rose and Michael, Brothers Vincent and Joseph Tepedino and dear son-in-law William L. Falkenhainer Sr.

May he rest in eternal peace.

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