Anthony John “Tony” Christaldi, Sr.
October 28, 1937 - October 30, 2019
Anthony John “Tony” Christaldi, Sr., age 82, of New Castle, DE, and formerly of Philadelphia, PA, passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019.
Born in Philadelphia, PA on October 28, 1937, he was a son of the late Joseph Christaldi and Frances (Lesner) Nichols. Tony proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He retired from Zenith after many dedicated years. In his younger years, Tony was an avid boxer, known as KO, “Knock Out” Kid. He loved listening to blue grass music and enjoyed cooking, especially for his family with Thanksgiving being his favorite time to cook.
In addition to his parents, Tony was preceded in death by 8 siblings. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Shirley Ann (Long) Christaldi; children, Deborah Gaglione (Mike), Denice Montero (Richard), Anthony Christaldi (Linda) and Frank Christaldi; and 3 grandchildren. All services will be held privately.