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IPPOLITO, Anthony Charles

IPPOLITO - Anthony Charles Age 94, of North Tonawanda, July 9, 2016, in Bristol Village Assisted Living. He was the son of the late Fortunato and Lucia Ippolito. Husband of the late Laura (Belstadt) Ippolito. Beloved father of Ronald (Katherine) Ippolito, John (Maria) Ippolito, Laurie (Bruce) Mitchell and Lary (Shelley) Ippolito. Grandfather of 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Brother of Lucille Ippolito and the late Charles, Arthur, Fred, Leila, Josephine, and Gloria. Cousin of Nicholas Gervase; uncle of many nieces and nephews, and survived by many in-laws. He enjoyed spending time with his family and was
caregiver to many. He retired from the Wurlitzer Co. after a career spanning 40 years, rising from an entry drafting position to Director of Engineering. He had been awarded 22 patents. He was a life-long engineer, experimenting and prototyping into his 90's. He was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church for over 40 years, and was a caretaker of its cemetery. He enjoyed golfing for over 50 years and bowling for over 70 years. He regularly worked out at the health club into his 90's. He was an avid reader, particularly in the areas of health, nutrition, and his faith in God and Jesus. Friends may call at the Fretthold Funeral Home Inc., 1241 Oliver St. at Ward Rd. in North Tonawanda on Friday from 2-4 &
7-9 P.M. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11:00 A.M., from St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 875 Eggert Dr., North Tonawanda. Interment will be in St. Matthew Lutheran Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Matthew Lutheran Church. Guest register available online at

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