OBITUARY

Anthony Richard DeStefano

February 19, 1927November 20, 2021

Anthony Richard DeStefano passed away peacefully at the age of 94 on November 20th 2021. Known to his family and friends as Tony, he served in the US Navy in WWII, stationed in the Philippines, where he began his career as an electrician. After his service, he continued schooling and working for Maxwells Electric, Rods Electric, and Power City Electric, where he retired as an electrical estimator. His hobbies and interests included building his home where he lived for 66 years, as well as enjoying reading, gardening, traveling to Las Vegas several times a year, and going to Italy and other places in Europe. He traveled to all states except Alaska. He was married to Joan for 47 years and Evelyn for 16 years. He is survived by his 4 children, James DeStefano(Carolyn), Connie Hansen, Debbie Bassen(Gerry), and Toni DeStefano(Greg Hopkins), as well as 8 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren. He was a loving step-father to Cheryl Burbank, Kristina Burbank, Dennis Burbank and Brian Burbank. There will be no service or funeral. Donations can be made in his name to Union Gospel Mission.

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Cheryl Burbank

December 1, 2021

I am grateful to Tony for giving my mom happiness and love during the last sixteen years of her life and for providing us with fond memories during that time. It was so enjoyable to sit in their beautiful sun room and enjoy food, drink and animated conversation. Tony made the boisterous, fun parties in his back yard, exceptional by asking each of us to share a memory of the guest of honor. Tony, Connie and I had a blast when we all went to Las Vegas together. We shall miss him.
Cheryl Burbank and Connie Larsen

Dennis and Sharon Burbank

November 27, 2021

To Tony's kids, their spouses, and extended family,

Losing a parent is a taxing experience for all involved. We wish you
the best possible path through your grieving time. Thank you for
sharing your dad with my mom. He was good to her, always striving to spoil her, and he gave her comfort and peace. You all showed us a warm welcome through the festive parties that we shared at your dad's place.
Warmly,
Sharon and Dennis

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY