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.


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4 Condolences for Anthony John “Tony” Christaldi, Sr.

  • My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time. Love and hugs

  • So sorry for your loss, Tony prayers going out to you and your family.

  • Denice, sending our sincere condolences to you from my family to your. I loved your Dad so much, made me laugh, like a little girl. And his stories. He will always be with you. No matter what.

    Love yah Honey
    Linda, Doug and Dougie.

  • My thoughts and prayers are with the family..