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Anthony Mark Williamson

December 13, 1960 - July 12, 2021

 Anthony Mark Williamson, age 60, of Newark, passed away on Monday, July 12, 2021.

Born in Philadelphia, PA on December 13, 1960, he was a son of the late Andrew and Anna (Chiappini) Williamson. Anthony proudly served in the United States Army. After his service, he made a career as an operations manager for Sprint. In his spare time, Anthony enjoyed completing home renovation projects. Over the years, he rescued poodles, whom he adored. Anthony always loved to entertain family and friends especially during football season when the Philadelphia Eagles were playing. Anthony was a wonderful cook, and could always be found listening to classic rock. He enjoyed traveling to Charleston, South Carolina. He will be remembered for his sense of humor and legendary practical jokes. Above all else, Anthony loved his family and time spent with them.

In addition to his parents, Anthony is preceded in death by his wife, Laura Genito. He is survived by his son, Anthony D. “Tony” Williamson (Heather) of Raleigh, NC; daughter Ashley N. Williamson of Newark; step-son, Victor “Vic” Genito of Houston, TX; granddaughter, Elise S. Williamson; siblings, Jennifer Duca (Wayne) of Newark; Andrew A. Williamson (Janine) of St. Petersburg, FL, Cynthia A. Lippencott (Lou) of Forest Hill, MD; former wife, Christine A. Williamson of Newark; and many nieces and nephews.

All services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Anthony’s memory to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 E. 33rd Street, Ste. 1100, New York, NY 10016 or online by clicking here.

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  • My sincerest condolences on Anthony’s passing. Anthony, my cousin, was a doll. He had his dad’s sense of humor and his mother’s great capacity of love. He was a brave and beautiful human being.

  • My deepest sympathies go out the entire Williamson family. May your memories of the time you spent together bring you peace as you grieve your loss; I know that I have many fond memories over the many years that are comforting. Anthony will be greatly missed.

  • My deepest sympathies to the Williamson family. Anthony was a wonderful man and will be missed by many. Sending you all my love and prayers. Rest in peace Anthony.

  • May you
    Rest In Peace
    Cousin
    Anthony

  • Rest In Peace my friend. I loved our phone conversations. Our gatherings. Your excellent cooking. Sharing stories of our children and our late spouses. Our good night wishes at 8p. Im grateful we shared time together on Sunday. My love and prayers to your beautiful family.

  • To all of his family – i am so sorry for your loss. He will be missed. The video was so well done.

  • A great smile and a great person. Miss you Anthony and many hugs to your family.