Anthony Maniscalco of Kenmore, a retired businessman, died Thursday at Millard Fillmore Hospital after a long illness. He was 94.
Born in Caltanissetta, Italy, Mr. Maniscalco came to America in 1929 and got a job at American Brass Co., where he worked for 25 years. During that time, he also operated a poultry market on Niagara Street.
After selling that business, Mr. Maniscalco opened several other poultry businesses on the West Side. He managed the Columbia Market on Abbott Road for three years, then opened Anthony's Liquor Store on Niagara Street. He retired in 1975.
He enjoyed spending his retirement years with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
His wife, the former Carrie D'Amato, died in 1990. He is survived by his daughter, Rosemarie Gengo of Buffalo; his son, Andrew M. of Kenmore; a sister, Josephine Maluso of Buffalo; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Kenmore Baptist Church, 10 Wardman Road, Kenmore. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cheektowaga.