Anthony J. Tessicini, 96, of Milford, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at his home on August 22, 2018. He was the husband of Dorothy A. (Young) Tessicini for 21 years and the husband of the late Gertrude (Collins) Tessicini who passed away in 1981. He was born in Milford son of the late Carmen and Frances (Delguidice) Tessicini and was a lifelong Milford resident. He was educated in the Milford schools. He was a World War II Navy Veteran.
Mr. Tessicini retired in 1978 from former General Motors Corp. in Framingham where he was employed as an inspector. Tony was a member and former trustee and former junior vice president of the Milford Italian Veterans, and a member of the Tuesday Bocce League at the Italian Veterans. He was the Plains Association Man of the Year in 2008.
In addition to his wife he survived by his son Richard Tessicini and his wife Gerri of Medway, step-daughter Phyllis Forte of Milford, step-son Derek Todd of Boston, two grandchildren, Michelle Condlin of Medway, Michael Tessicini of Milford, five great grandchildren, Makayla Tessicini, Kylie Tessicini, Kelsie Tessicini, Caitlyn Condlin and Camden Condlin.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held Friday, August 24, 2018 at 10 A.M. at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church 7 East Main St. The burial with military honors will follow in the parish cemetery.
A calling hour will be held prior to the funeral Mass from 8:30 to 9:30 A.M. at the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home at 46 Water St.