Anthony F. Cannone


Anthony (Tony) Frank Cannone - December 27, 1933 - May 22, 2021

Anthony Frank Cannone, Castleton-on-Hudson, 87, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 22, 2021. Anthony was born on December 27, 1933 to the late Francesco and Domenica (Cicala) Cannone.  Francesco passed away when Anthony was a young child, and he was raised by Dominico and Domenica (Cicala) Indelicato in Albany’s Little Italy.


Anthony started his working career at James McKinney Steel, Albany, NY as an apprentice and worked his way up to become a Structural Detailer,. One of Anthony’s highlights while at McKinney Steel was being part of the team that erected Nipper, the RCA dog, atop the former RCA building on Broadway in Albany. Anthony finished his career as an Estimator at General Steel Fabricators, Latham, NY.


In addition to his family and career life, Anthony was very active in his community. He was a long-time member of the South Schodack Fire department, serving as Tanker Captain for many years. He is known for his many years working the fire pit at the annual chicken barbeque. Anthony was also an active member of the Castleton Boat Club and a loyal parishioner at Sacred Heart Church in Castleton. Anthony also served his country as a member of the Army National Guard. Anthony will be dearly missed by his family and his community.


He is predeceased by his wife Lee Cannone; brother, Salvatore (Joan) Indelicato, sisters Lena (Cannone) Padula, and Josephine (Cannone) Goodall. He is survived by his children, Paul Cannone, Pamela (Jim) Held, Frank Cannone, Tony J. (Sharon) Cannone, and Michael J. Cannone, stepdaughter Silvia (Jerry) Redding; his grandchildren, Jessica, Anthony Jr., Robbie, Christopher, Steven, William, Jerry, and Lori; his great-grandchildren, Brittany, Grace, Alex, Mathew, Jared, Justin, Jadon, Jeffery, and Hunter; great great grandson Kayson his siblings, Pauline (Bernard) Fleszar, and Elsie (Joseph) Trimarchi, Brother in-law Dale Goodall and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to his Calling hours Thursday evening 4-6 Pm at the Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home, Rensselaer, NY.  Family and friends are invited to his funeral 9 o'clock friday morning at the funeral home and then Mass at 10 o’clock  the Sacred Heart Church, Castleton. Burial will take place immediately following at St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands, NY.