Family Login:

Anthony DiPalma
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • New York Botanical Gardens
    2900 Southern Boulevard
    Bronx, NY 10458

Share This Obituary

Send Flowers
 Send Flowers

Memories & Candles

“Tony was one of the best influences in my life and the life of our family. My deepest sympathy go to Mary, the girls and the grandchildren. We have...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: charles & gay Buccieri - melrose, MA

“I only just found Anthony's obituary. I will always remember him as a kind and loving husband and father to his wife, Mary and daughters laura and...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Roland Schmitt - Friend

“I only met Anthony a few times but his smile and humor lit up a room. He is father to my sweet and wonderful friend Toniann. I only heard what a...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: pat Ristaino - Hopewell jct, NY

“May you rest in peace, Mr. DiPalma. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Lisa Klein

“Dear Mary, Toni Ann and Laura,I knew Tony since I was a little girl and I will always remember how he made me laugh. The fun times that we all spent...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Jeanette Esposito - White Plains, NY

“Dear Mary & Beautiful Family,God has welcomed a wonderful angel, Tony into heaven! What an amazing life he lived. The mutual love and admiration...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Jeanmarie & Keith Johnston - GA

“Dear Mary & family, We are sorry for your loss, and our thoughts and prayers are with you,we will both miss him very much, but we wiill forever have...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Anthony & Dolores Esposito - NY


Anthony DiPalma, a lifelong resident of the Bronx, died on September 8, 2012. He was 84. Mr. DiPalma was born in the Bronx on August 18, 1928 to the late Michele and Carmela (LaGuardia) DiPalma. He served in the US Army during the Korean War and was awarded the Korean Service Medal with 2 Bronze Service Stars. On May 15, 1954 he married Mary Martinelli. For many years before his retirement he worked as an agent for Prudential Insurance Agency- and most recently he worked as a guide at the Botanical Gardens. In addition to his wife Mary he is survived by two daughters, Laura Schwartz and her husband Joseph and Toni Ann Froner and her husband Robert; three grandchildren, Christopher and Elizabeth Froner and Keighley Young; two sisters-in-law, Elizabeth DiPalma and Gena Foley and her husband John; and many loving nieces and nephews. He is pre-deceased by two brothers, Frank DiPalma and his wife Frances and Gennaro DiPalma. Visiting Tuesday 2-5 & 7-9pm at Joseph A. Lucchese Funeral Home, 726 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx. Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday 10:15am at Our Lady of Solace Church, 731 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne. In lieu of flowers the family would prefer donations in his name to the New York Botanical Gardens, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York 10458.

Military Service
U.S. Army • Sergeant
October 1950 through October 1952, Fort Devens, MA