May 20, 1923 – June 27, 2019
Anthony Tabone, age 96 of Longwood, Florida passed away June 27, 2019. He was born May 20, 1923 in Zeitun, Malta to Joseph and Mary Grace (Caruana) Tabone. Anthony was born in Zeitun, Malta, emigrated to the United States on September 16, 1930, and became a naturalized citizen on October 30, 1943. He was a World War II veteran having served from January 12, 1943 to February 9, 1946 as a Technician 5th Grade at Harbor Defense of San Francisco, California. He graduated from New York University with a Bachelor of Science degree in October 1952. He was employed by US Steel for 35 years. He enjoyed working on projects around the house, music, having played the fife as a youth in a local band, and traveling around the US and abroad. He was married 45 years to Anna (Kreischer, 1947-1992) Tabone having 7 children, 9 years to Martha (Kehl, 1994-2003) Tabone and 11 years to Dorothy (Duncan, 2004-2015) Tabone. Anthony is survived by his children, Stephen (Angela) Tabone, (Helen) Tabone, Anne (Jerry) Nardone, Theresa Tabone, Toni (Patrick Kinnell) Glass, Christopher (Suzanne) Tabone, and Joseph (Laura) Tabone; 23 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews and their children. Anthony was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Mary Grace Tabone, his brother and sister and their spouses John and Mary Tabone and Mary and Joseph Camenzuli, his wives Anna (1926-1992), Martha (1922-2003) and Dorothy (1923-2015), and his son Robert Tabone (1950-2003). Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, 90 Weathersfield Ave, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Monday, July 15, 2019 at Annunciation Catholic Church, 1020 Montgomery Road, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714 followed by graveside service at All Faiths Memorial Park, 1390 Park Drive, Casselberry, FL 32707. Reception following graveside service at Padre Pio Building, Annunciation Catholic Church, 1020 Montgomery Road, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 1-800-2STJUDE www.stjude.org/donation
- Visitation Tuesday, July 9, 2019
- Memorial Service Monday, July 15, 2019
- Committal Service Monday, July 15, 2019
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