Anthony "Tony" Massinople
- June 6, 1945 - November 25, 2011
- Hayes, Virginia
of Anthony's Passing
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“Mike and I have so many great memories with Tony and Barb. Trips to Hawaii, New Years celebrations, Super Bowl Sunday parties. Oh what fun we had at...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Mike & Lu Ann Ross - Aurora, CO
“To Barbara and the Massinoples. My husband, Joe, and I were good friends of Tony and Barbara in Colorado. I think Joe and Tony are probably playing...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Janice Parish Scanlon - Sarasota, FL
“Alicia, Mary Grace and families.... just passing on my deepest sympathy for the loss of your brother. Of course there are no words that can comfort...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Rhonda Dupree - Pittsburgh, PA
“Oh Alecia, We're so sorry to hear of your brothers passing. Words are not enough to express how heavy our hearts are for you and your family. He is...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Wayne, Judy, Nathan, and Emily - PA
May I offer you my condolences in your loss.
To the family,
Please know that I am praying for you in this your time of loss....Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Simone Ruidd - Newark, DE
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We hope that happy memories of Anthony will help you all through this difficult time.
Our...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Ruth Duffy - Fanwood, NJ
“I remember Anthony and his "garage band." They played "Walk Don't Run" all summer long. so when I got my first guitar, I learned the song and can...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Emily Farris Meadows - Beckley, WV
“Marion and Family,
My thoughts and prayers are with all of the Massinoples! Tony and I shared a special friendship throughout our childhood years. ...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Janie Howery Hill - Nitro, WV
“Barbara and Family,
Your family is in our thoughts and prayers..
Anthony J. ( Tony) Misiti, Jr
John and Irene Misiti
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9 of 11 | Posted by: Patsieann Misiti - VA - Friend
“I miss you Uncle Anthony. I love you, Nicholas
10 of 11 | Posted by: Nicholas - morgantown, WV
“Please accept our deepest sympathies to you and your family.
11 of 11 | Posted by: Angela and Kip Radigan and family - FL
Hayes: Anthony Fredrick "Tony" Massinople, 66, died peacefully at his home in Hayes, Virginia on Friday, November 25, 2011 after a long illness. Anthony was a native of Beckley, West Virginia, and graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School. He earned a degree in Economics from West Virginia University graduating in 1967. He then proudly served his country in the U. S. Army, First Air Cavalry Division in Vietnam. In honor of Anthony's heroism and courage under fire, he was awarded two Bronze Star Medals. Additional recognition includes the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Air Commendation Medal.
While attending Woodrow Wilson he was a standout baseball player. He also captained the 1962 track team and was the state champion of the 440 yd. event.
In 1981 he married Barbara Lynn Cornelsen of Wellington, Kansas. They settled in Bailey, Colorado where Anthony was a self employed remodeling contractor. In 2002 they relocated to Hayes in Gloucester County, Virginia, located near historic Yorktown.
He was preceded in death by his father Charles A. Massinople.
He is survived by:
Wife: Barbara Lynn Massinople
Mother: Charlotte Massinople
Sisters: Mary Grace Johnson and husband Parke
Alicia Scott and husband Rick
Brothers: Marion "Mike" Massinople and wife Kathleen "Kitty"
Charles Massinople and wife Wilma
And a host of nieces, nephews and cousins
Memorial services will be held at a later date in Beckley, West Virginia. Inurnment will be at Arlington National Cemetery.
In Anthony's memory contributions may be made to Riverside Walter Reed Hospice, Post Office Box 1130, Gloucester, Virginia 23061.