Greco, Anthony V.

November 16, 2006

Anthony V. Greco, 82, of Venice, Florida; formerly of Crofton, MD; passed away on November 10th. Born in Suffern, NY on January 8, 1924, he joined the Army in 1942 and served in WWII, having seen action at the Battle of the Bulge in 1944. After a three-year hiatus following the war, he rejoined the Army and was assigned to General Eisenhower's staff to establish a telephone system in Paris. He was sent to Vietnam in 1956, serving until 1958 as one of the first military advisors. He retired from active duty as a Captain after 13 years of service. He continued to serve as a contractor for the Dept. of Defense; having worked for Hughes Aircraft before retiring to Floridain 1989. He was a founding member of the Friendly's at the Plantation Country Club and was a member of the Epiphany Cathedral, both in Venice. Preceded in death by his first wife Georgette in 1989; he is survived by his wife Lois Mason of Venice; daughter Linda and son Robert, both of Crofton; sister Anita DiBartolo of Whippany, NJ; grandchildren Michael and Emma, both of Crofton. Graveside services will be 10 A.M. on Tuesday, November 21st at the Crownsville Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville, MD. Memorial donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice and Palliative Care, 5955 Rand Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34238or to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation, 12902 Magnolia Dr. Tampa, FL 33612. Friends may log on anytime to www.farleyfuneralhome.com to sign a guest book or extend condolences to the family.

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