CARTHAGE, NY – Antonio “Tony” J. Avallone, 63, of Clarksville, NY, a Carthage native, passed away Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, at St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany, surrounded by his family, .
Born Dec. 22, 1955, in Carthage, a son of Joan K. (Huff) and Alfred P. Avallone, he graduated in 1974 graduate of Carthage Central High School. He joined the United States Navy in 1975. He served for five years as a Seabee (Construction Battalion) in Sicily, Puerto Rico and Guam.
A marriage to Linda Steria in 1975 ended in divorce.
After his honorable discharge from the Navy, Tony became an electrician. For the past 18 years, he was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 236, Albany.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding his motorcycle. He was a member of the Electrical Workers Motorcycle Club.
Tony is remembered as loving his family, especially the younger members; his grandchildren and great nephews and nieces.
He is also remembered for making Suppli (rice balls) at family events.
He enjoyed gardening and preserving his harvest.
Tony was predeceased by his parents, his brother, Alfred “Alfie” Avallone and a great grandchild.
Surviving are his children, Nickey Aubin of Black River, Nikki and Angie Avallone, both of Long, South Carolina, Jessica Avallone of North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Jaclyn Scott of Troy, NY and Travis Scott of Nassau, NY; 15 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; his siblings, Tamara Charette and James Avallone, both of Carthage, Cynthia Wright, Alexandria Bay, Robert Avallone, West Carthage and Mario and John Avallone, both of Harrisville; three aunts and several nephews, nieces and cousins.
A Funeral Mass will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, at the St. James Catholic Church, Carthage, with the Rev. Donald Robinson, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in New St. James Cemetery, Carthage. Calling hours will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, at the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 500 State St., Carthage.
Online condolences may be made at www.lundyfuneralhome.com.