Entry Date: 49

Exit Date: 52


Squad: 21

Status: D: 01/28/2017

“He was born November 3, 1929 in Lowellville, Ohio, the son of Dominic and Elizabeth Cusenza Catanzarite. He married Shirley Dowell on November 14, 1953. She survives.

He was a graduate of Lowellville High School and retired from the City of Wooster as Superintendent of the Waste Water Treatment Plant. He had also worked at the Riceland Golf Course.

He was a member of the Elks, the American Legion, Past President of the Ohio Water Environment Association, member of the Water Environment Federation, member of the American Water Works Association and was very instrumental in teaching in the water and waste water industry.

Tony enjoyed golfing, bowling and spending time with his grandchildren. He had coached youth football, basketball and baseball and enjoyed playing softball. He had also played Santa Claus at Ida Sue School for many years.

He proudly served his country with the US Navy.

In addition to his wife, Shirley, he is survived by his children, Antoinette “Toni” (Chuck) Sprosty, Andy Catanzarite and Tom (Laura) Catanzarite all of Wooster and Chuck (Janis) Catanzarite of Brecksville; grandchildren, Christopher Sprosty, Elizabeth (Kelly) Roberts, Carli (Mike) Garrard, Joseph Catanzarite, Clayton Catanzarite, Sarah (Kenneth) Rogers and Anthony (Korrina Morris) Catanzarite; great-grandchildren, Colton Garrard, Mila Garrard, Carter Garrard, Mirus Rogers, Amare Rogers, Marlee Catanzarite and Maverick Adkins and a brother Frank Catanzarite of Youngstown.

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandchildren, T.J. Catanzarite and Jennifer Sprosty, brothers, Joseph Catanzarite and Dominic Catanzarite, Jr. and a sister Rose Oslin.”