Anthony “Tony” Massini, 87, of East Haven, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at his home with his family by his side.  He was the beloved husband of 62 years to Ann Lanzoni Massini.  Tony was born in Hamden on July 5, 1931 and was the son of the late Dionisio and Ersilia Stanganini Massini.  He served his country faithfully in the US Navy during the Korean war.  Tony worked at the Gibbs Laboratory at Yale University for many years until his retirement.  He loved the beach, boating and was an active parishioner of St. Bernadette’s Church.  Father of Denise Ceraso (Mark), Anthony Massini, Jr. (Jennifer) and Paula Huebner (Tom).  Brother of Celeste DiNello and the late Harry Massini.  Also survived by 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call Thursday morning from 9:30 to 10:45 at the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue.  His funeral procession will leave the funeral home at 11:00 to St. Bernadette’s Church, New Haven for the celebration of a Mass of Christian burial at 11:30. Interment with full military honors will immediately follow the Mass in St. Mary Cemetery, Hamden.