Life Story for Anthony Cellamare
Anthony Cellamare, 57, of Brewster, NY died at Danbury Hospital Center on June 4, 2017 after a brief illness.
Anthony was born on May 9, 1960 in the Bronx, NY, son to Josephine (Mazza) Cellamare, of Brewster, NY and the late Lorenzo ‘Larry’ Cellamare. He was a graduate of Lincoln High School in Yonkers and continued his education at Manhattan College in the Bronx receiving his Bachelor’s degree in marketing.
On March 17, 1991 he married the love of his life Linda A. Kratz in White Plains, NY.
Mr. Cellamare worked over 20 years for the City of Yonkers in the tax and engineering departments. Following retirement from the City of Yonkers he worked for Anna’s Limousine. Anthony took great pleasure being with and around people.
Anthony was the past president of John D. Calandra Lodge #2600, Order Sons of Italy in Yonkers, NY. At the time of his retirement from the City of Yonkers he was a Board Member of the Tax Review Board of the City of Yonkers. He was a founder the New Fairfield Men’s Bocce League. Additionally he served in numerous civic and community organizations supporting K-12 activities, scholarships and tireless fundraising for Cooley’s Anemia. He was also a dedicated Yankees, Rangers and long-suffering Jets fan.
Mr. Cellamare is not only survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Linda, and his mother, Pina, but also his daughter; Trilby A. Cellamare, his brother Robert Cellamare and his wife Emanuela of New Fairfield, CT and his niece and nephew Erica and Robert Cellamare.
Friends may call at Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY on Friday, June 9, 2017 from 4pm-8pm. Interment will be private.