Anthony M. Suriano, age 82, passed away on 7/26/19, leaving behind his wife of 59 years, Dr. Joan Kurtz Suriano, sons Michael Suriano, Anthony Suriano, and daughter Dr. Catherine Suriano Barnes. He is also survived by four beloved grandchildren, Caitlin and Jessica Suriano, and Cooper and Mason Barnes. His wife, Dr. Joan Kurtz, was the very first Pediatrician in Carmel from 1965-1980.
Anthony was born in the Bronx, received his B.A. from the NYU Washington Square College of Arts and Science, and his M.A. in Secondary Education at NYU School of Education. He taught 7th and 8th grade General Science for many years in Mahopac before achieving his certification in Counseling. After moving to Arizona in 1980 he was a H.S. Guidance Counselor in Phoenix and Mesa for many years before retiring in 1999. He will always be remembered for his devotion to his family and his love of photography.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to either the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454. Alexandria VA 22312, the St.Vincent de Paul Society of St. Thomas Aquinas church at 13720 W. Thomas Rd, Avondale AZ 85323,