Anthony was born on May 14, 1937 in Harlem to Anthony and Jeanette Pecoraro. He served in the United States Army; he later worked for the City of New York Police Department. He is survived by his beloved wife, Providence, loving family, Jeanette, Anthony, Frank and Joseph, his brothers; Bernard and Vincent, nine grandchildren and one greatgrandchild. Visitation will begin on Monday, June 8, 2009 from 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 -9:00 p.m. at Cargain Funeral Homes. A mass of Christian burial will be on Tuesday, June 9, 2009 at 9:45 a.m. at St. John's The Evangelist. Interment to follow at Rose Hills Memorial Park.