Anthony James De Silvio, age 95, died on March 31, 2019 with family close to his side. He was born July 7, 1923 in Warren Ohio to Savino and Carolina Di Silvio. Anthony served during WWII for four years, being in both the Merchant ‘ Marines and the US Navy. He made six transatlantic crossings and also served on the transport ships on D-Day. He was honorably discharged in 1946. He married Doris Elaine Campbell (1925-2014) in 1947. They raised eight children together while living in Ohio and the Metro-Detroit area. Anthony received his Master’s Degree in Business Administration at the same time working and supporting a wife and the first six children! He worked as the CIO for Chrysler Corporation until he retired in 1987. He was devoted to his family ensuring that his children were well educated, financially proficient, good swimmers and appreciative of a good sense of humor. It was important to Anthony to reserve one night a week for “date night” with his beloved wife, Doris. Anthony is survived by his children Carol (Paul) Steffanni, Gail Susan Mack, Mark (Betty), Debra (John) Hedrick, Janice (Neal) Miller, David, Jo Ann (Bruce) Clifford, Sandra (David) Witt; 17 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris, and his sister, Frances. Visitation at the O’Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home 41555 Grand River Novi on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 from 3 to 8pm with a rosary at 7:30pm. Instate is at Church of the Transfiguration, 25335 Code Rd, Southfield on Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 9:30am until the time of the funeral Mass at 10:00am. Interment with military honors will be at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations in memory of Anthony can be made to the Penrickton Center for the Blind,Click here to donate Seedlings Click here to donate/ or Fr. Joe Hund 3501 N. Miro Street New Orelans, LA 70117 To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Anthony James DeSilvio please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Anthony James DeSilvio July 7 1923 March 31 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Novi, state: Michigan