SARASOTA, Fla. — Anthony “Tony” D’Alberto, 90, of Sarasota, Fla., passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 29, 2018.
He was born on Dec. 16, 1927, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of Rocco and Pauline D’Alberto.
Prior to relocating to Florida in 1974, he lived in Auburn, N.Y., and retired from the Auburn Police Department. He was the owner of Towel Towne and current owner of the Embroidery Shop in Sarasota, Fla. He was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church and several organizations including the Knights of Columbus, Moose, Elks, and a woodworking club. In his younger days he was a stock car driver, car sales and body shop owner, sharp shooter and enjoyed boating in New York and Florida.
He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and will be truly missed.
He is survived by his son, Anthony R. (Darlene) D’Alberto, of North Fort Myers, Fla.; grandchildren, Karen D’Alberto (Chip Perkins), of Satellite Beach, Fla., and Mark D’Alberto, of North Fort Myers, Fla.; great-grandsons, Owen Anthony and Rylan Rocco; brother, Andrew (Arlene) D’Alberto, of Auburn, N.Y.; and sisters, Carolyn (Philip) Bauso and Mary Morabito, both of Auburn, N.Y.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brothers, John, Joseph and Nicholas.
A funeral Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 2506 Gulf Gate Drive, Sarasota, FL 34231.
Toale Brothers Funeral Homes, Gulf Gate Chapel is handling arrangements.