In Memory Of ...
Anthony S. Gentile
August 13, 1932 - December 14, 2005
Visitation:A visitation will be held on Friday, December 16th from 5:00pm until 8:00pm at the funeral home. Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Homes and Cremation Services 3720 39th Avenue Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144 262-658-4101
Obituary:Anthony S. Gentile, age 73, of Kenosha passed away on Wednesday (December 14, 2005) at his home. Born August 13, 1932, he was the son of the late Leonard and Assunta (Junio) Gentile. He attended local schools and was a 1950 graduate of Mary D. Bradford High School. He and his twin brother, Aldo, received scholarships to play football at Northeast Mississippi Junior College, where they graduated. Tony served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict entering the service on December 11, 1952 and was discharged on December 1, 1954. On October 6, 1956 at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church in LaCrosse, he married Shirley A. Muetze. He was employed with Simmons Co., Coca-Cola Bottling Co. in Kenosha as a delivery driver and with AMC/Chrysler, where he retired in 1988 as a machinist. He had previously held the position of Supervisor at AMC. Following his retirement, he worked as a school crossing guard in the city. Tony was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church; and he was a member of UAW Local 72 retirees and a longtime member of the North Side Happy Hour Club. Tony loved sports, having coached little league, CYO and CYC. An avid Packer fan, he enjoyed watching local baseball and softball games throughout the city. He was an active outdoorsman with a passion for hunting, fishing and bike riding. He also took pleasure in reading and playing with his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Gentile of Kenosha; his four children: Vicky (Ed) Biederman of Durand, Wisc, Anthony (Jane) Gentile, Jr. of Milwaukee, Roxanne (Jim) Holtman of Kenosha, Randy (Chris) Gentile of Madison; his twin brother, Aldo (LoAna) Gentile of Kenosha; his sister, Edith (Ernest) Virgili of Kenosha; eight grandchildren: Scott, Joe, Sydnee, Jack, Torin, Jake, Jim and Miya; and three great-grandchildren: Austin, Aaron and Alden. He was preceded in death by two brothers: Albert and Alfred Gentile; and by two sisters: Helen Fani and Mary Ann DeMarino.