Anthony (Tony) DeVito passed Wednesday night 7/28/21 at Ten Broeck Commons.
Born 6/18/1927 in the Bronx, Tony was a retired machinist working most
of his life as a printing press machinist assembling and repairing
printing presses for major papers such as The Daily News, New York Times
and other papers all around the country. He invented and patented the
"Skip Scorer" which greatly increased the speed and accuracy of these
high volume printing presses. Tony accomplished all this despite having
no high school diploma and coming from a poor family which he helped to
support from the age of 12. He was extremely Proud of his service
(joining at the age of 17) in the United States Navy during WWII. The ship he was stationed on,
the USS St. Pau,l launched the final salvo on Japan, contributing to the
end of WWII.
Tony is survived by his 3 children, his son Richard DeVito, his
daughters Debra Tampone(Anthony) and Marianne Cusa (Matthew) as well as 8
grandchildren and 3+ great grandchildren. He is also survived by his
sister Natalie(Bill) Stehn.
His sister Terri (Louis) DeRoma and ex wife Ann DeVito passed previously.
Viewing will be at Yannantuono Burr Davis Sharpe Funeral Home located in
Mt Vernon, NY from 1:00-4:00 Sunday 8/1.
Funeral mass will take place on Monday 8/2 10:30 a.m. at St Frances of
Rome Church located at East 236th St & Barnes Ave, Bronx, NY
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