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Anthony (Tony) Richard Finazzo

Anthony (Tony) Richard Finazzo passed away suddenly at his home on November 8, 2022.

Tony was born in May 1966 to Mary Illig Finazzo and Rocco Finazzo. Tony grew up in Erie, Pennsylvania, graduated in 1984 from Fort LeBoeuf High School and attended Edinboro University.

Tony worked as an Associate Director of CoPay Programs for AstraZeneca.

Tony was an avid football fan, watching the Vikings every week (SKOL VIKINGS, LET’S GO!). He enjoyed music, golf, bowling, horseshoes and a good round of trivia.

Tony loved spending his free time with family and friends and was a regular at Stanley’s Tavern, Shellhammer’s Bar, and Murph’s Pub.

Tony is preceded in death by his father Rocco Finazzo and girlfriend Dana Kikut. He is survived by his mother Mary Finazzo, daughter Christina Lindley (Bryan), sons Michael Finazzo and Ryan Finazzo, daughter Mia Finazzo, brother RJ Finazzo (Christina), sister Karen Reichel and many friends and family.

Funeral Services

A Celebration of Life will be held at Stanley’s Tavern this Sunday, November 13th at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in his honor to the Humane Animal Partners of Wilmington ( or a charity of your choice.


    Sharri Bowman lit a candle and writes,
    My heart is aching and as much as I hurt and cannot understand, it is with deeper sadness to give my condolences to his beloved family. Tony was a great friend, And Father. He will be missed and our lives will never be the same with his absence. But I am grateful to have him as a friend for the time we had. Rest In Peace Tony!
    11/10/2022 07:50 pm
    Eric Okabayashi writes,
    My thoughts and prayers are with your family on Tony's passing.
    11/10/2022 10:46 pm
    Gary Gooden lit a candle and writes,
    This is a tragic event not only for Tony's family, but for the multitude of his friends. We loved him very much and will miss him every day. Time does have a way of easing the pain, and in time we will share Tony stories and be able to smile and laugh. For now we cry and pray for all those he has left behind. May God bless and comfort all those who mourn Tony's passing. Love to you all, and I specifically want to express my love to Christina.
    11/11/2022 12:34 pm
    Rosemarie Carey lit a candle and writes,
    Tony was a great colleague and I enjoyed seeing him around campus over the years. He was such a hard worker and I appreciated his expertise. My condolences to his family.
    11/11/2022 04:46 pm
    Jennifer McGovern lit a candle and writes,
    I enjoyed working with Tony at AstraZeneca over the years and his sudden passing is hard to comprehend. Tony will be greatly missed by his friends and colleagues at AZ. My thoughts and prayers are with Tony's family during this difficult time.
    11/11/2022 07:50 pm
    Suzanne Mitchell lit a candle and writes,
    I worked with Tony for several years and through that tough exterior was a teddy bear. When I went through a difficult time, Tony never pried but always said he was there if I needed to talk. When the time was right, we had that conversation and I was grateful for his friendship. Tony was a private person himself, but one thing was clear is how much he loved his children. I will miss Tony and the great person he was.
    11/12/2022 11:09 am
    Jerry Noack writes,
    Godspeed Tony! You’ll be missed by many my friend. 🙏🏻
    11/13/2022 06:44 pm
    Julia mcneill lit a candle and writes,
    Although I Didn’t know Tony so well, I was very close to his family and was saddened to here of his passing! My sincere condolences and prayers go out to his family and friends! Especially his children and his mother, the loss of a father and a son Is something very hard to Indore! May god keep the good memories close to your heart And bring you peace in knowing that he enriched many people who were close to him!
    11/14/2022 09:53 pm
    Leni lit a candle and writes,
    Tony. Tony. Simply not another one of him. Numerous camping trips through the years, with so many friends. The Bees. The BEST at trivia. Not fair, my friend. You left a hole in my heart. I'll see you again. Leni
    11/15/2022 06:05 pm
    Sean Lacey writes,
    Tony was a good childhood friend and neighbor in Erie. Enjoyed many baseball and pickup football games thru the years. Enjoyed the updates on Facebook. Very saddened by such an untimely end. Peace to you! Condolences to your family for such a tremendous loss!
    11/17/2022 10:40 am
    Jeanille G lit a candle and writes,
    I worked with Tony on and off since 2007. He was a trusted colleague - you always had confidence in Tony on the task. He was sure of how to get things done…it wasn’t always appreciated as it should have been but I always felt reassured especially when the path was unclear. He was a good friend and although he never was intrusive, he had a way of being there if and when the situation called for it. This news of someone passing who you always thought would be in your world …it’s not easy. Love to his family and friends who have to now know that reality.
    11/26/2022 06:17 pm

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