Anthony Speranza

Visitation at Funeral Home

3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, June 8, 2018
Sinatra Memorial Home, Inc.
499 Yonkers Ave.
Yonkers, New York, United States


10:00 am
Saturday, June 9, 2018
St. Ann Church
Midland Ave.
Yonkers, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Mt. Hope Cemetery
Jackson Ave.
Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, United States

Obituary of Anthony Speranza

Anthony (Tony) V. Speranza, 65, a lifelong Yonkers resident, passed away on June 5, 2018.He was born on July 14,1952 to the late Fay (Damiano) and Vincent L. Speranza After attending Yonkers schools he graduated from Lincoln High School in 1970. He studied a year at Indiana State University at Terre Haute on a baseball scholarship and then transferred to Central Connecticut State University where he graduated in 1975 with a BS degree in Physical Education. He received his MA in Physical Education and Recreation from Lehman College in 1979. After college, Tony worked for the Yonkers Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation, where he met his wife, the former Lucille D' Ambrosio. In 1980, "Coach," as he was called by his colleagues and students, started teaching with the Yonkers Board of Ed. He taught at various schools and retired in 2014 after a long and satisfying career. Together with his wife, he owned and operated D&S Laundromat for 35 years.Tony loved all sports, but his passion was baseball and the New York Yankees, and he never missed one of their games. He was a devoted husband, father and for the past four years adoring grandfather to his best friend and "light of his life," Marco John. On Easter Sunday he was thrilled to hear the news that a granddaughter is due to arrive in September.Tony was predeceased by his parents, Fay and Vincent L. Speranza, father-in-law, John J. D'Ambrosio, Sr., and recently, his brother-in-law, John J. D'Ambrosio, Jr., MD. He leaves behind his wife of 39 years, Lucille; son and daughter-in-law, Nicholas and Vanessa Speranza; son Jonathan Speranza; grandson Marco John Speranza; brother and sister-in-law, Vincent and Coreen Speranza; sister and brother-in-law, Lisa and Thomas McMahon; mother-in-law Frances D'Ambrosio; nephews Vincent Speranza, Stephen D'Ambrosio, Jake and Christopher McMahon; nieces Susan, Jennifer and Michele D'Ambrosio, Kristin Geraghty, Diana Secora; 3 grand nieces, 2 grand nephews, and many in-laws, cousins and friends. Friends may call at the Sinatra Memorial Home, 499 Yonkers Ave. on Friday from 3-9PM. Funeral mass at St. Ann Church on Saturday at 10:00AM. Entombment Mt. Hope Mausoleum.

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