Antonio Augusto Pietrantozzi
Antonio Augusto Pietrantozzi
  • October 21, 1973 - March 22, 2017
  • Greensboro, North Carolina

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Tony Pietrantozzi, 43, departed this life March 22, 2017, while on vacation in Phoenix, Arizona. Known for his kindness, compassion, and generous spirit, he was a man that knew how to live life in the moment. A graduate of Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School and the owner of Customer Jewelers Gallery located at 2447 Battleground Ave in Greensboro, Tony was born in Beckley, West Virginia, and lived in Greensboro, NC, the majority of his life. Known for his love of music, gaming, and comics, he was a loving father, son, grandson, partner, and friend and will be deeply missed by all who knew him. He is preceded in death by a brother, Ricky Pietrantozzi, and is survived by his parents, Richard and Donna Pietrantozzi, and a brother, Kevin Pietrantozzi, all of Greensboro, NC; his children, Taylor and Grayson Pietrantozzi, his ex-wife and best friend, Tracey Taylor Beck, and his former mother in-law, Peggy Taylor, all of High Point, NC; his grandmother, Cleo Nagye of Prosperity, WV; sister-in-law, Jennifer Pietrantozzi; niece, Mary Grace Pietrantozzi both of Greensboro; and his fiance, Ken Harmon, of Charlotte, NC. He also leaves behind a large number of friends, all of whom find themselves forever changed by the light and warmth of his love and friendship. A service celebrating Tony's life will be held on Friday, March 31, 2017, at 2 pm at Hanes Lineberry Funeral Home, 6000 West Gate City Blvd in Greensboro, NC 27407.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Pietrantozzi College Donation Account and mailed to Custom Jewelers Gallery, 2447 Battleground Avenue, Greensboro NC 27447 to assist with Taylor and Grayson's college expenses.