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Anthony C. Amendola

May 15, 2021

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Anthony C. Amendola

May 15, 2021


Anthony C. Amendola, 97, of Hanover Township, passed away on Saturday, May 15, 2021, at Hampton House, Hanover Township.


Tony was born in Scranton, a son of the late Joseph and Angela Damiano Amendola. He was a graduate of Hanover Township High School and Mansfield Teacher’s College. Tony was employed for many years in New Jersey, where he was an English teacher at Thorne Junior High School. While living in New Jersey, he was president of Oceanic Hook and Ladder Fire Company #1 and also volunteered as a fire police.


Tony was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, serving in the Pacific Theater during World War II.


Following his retirement from teaching, he returned to the Wilkes-Barre area. He was a member of St. Andrew Parish in Wilkes-Barre.


Tony was a sports enthusiast. He especially enjoyed watching the New York Yankees and any tennis match that he could find on television. Tony also enjoyed playing tennis, which he did three times a week up until he was 83 years old.


Tony was preceded in death by his wife, Marguerite Altavilla Amendola, in 2011. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Joseph F. Amendola and by his sisters, Mary Moore, Angela Amendola, Anna Amendola, Margaret Amendola and Anna Marie Amendola.


Surviving are his sister, Rita Amendola and brother Dominic Amendola, both of Hanover Township; sister-in-law, Helen Amendola, Wilkes-Barre; numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews and godchildren.


Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre.


Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township.


Condolences may be sent by visiting Tony’s obituary at www.natandgawlas.com.