Dipoala, Anthony

August 07, 2005

On Thursday, August 4, 2005, at Arbors of New Castle in New Castle, DE, after a long term illness, ANTHONY (Tony) Di POALA. He was born in Baltimore, MD on March 23, 1926 son of the late John and Catherine (Imbragulio) Di Paula. He is survived by his wife Vera (Fedoruk) Di Poala of Lewes; his daughter Jean Landon of Baltimore, MD; his daughter & son-in-law Diane and Nick Eliasen of Stillwater, MN; two grandsons and two great-granddaughters. Mr. Di Poala served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater during WWII as a PT boater. After the war, he worked for 20 years at Westinghouse in Baltimore. He then became a professional entertainer. During the 1970's and early 1980's, he was known as "Dusty the Clown" and as "Tony Dee" the Magician. Mr. Di Poala moved to Angola Beach in 1985 and for several years drove the Jolly Trolley in Rehoboth Beach. All services are private. Arrangements are being handled by Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, Lewes, DE. Send online condolences to: condolences@parsellfuneralhomes.com

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