Anthony Michael Lizza


First Posted: 7/25/2013

Anthony Michael Lizza, 58, of Old Forge, died Wednesday morning as a result of injuries suffered in an auto accident on Interstate 81 in Avoca.

Born in Taylor, a son of Anthony C. and Anna Arpaia Lizza, Old Forge, he was a 1972 graduate of Old Forge High School. Anthony was a master plumber who operated his own business for many years. In years past, he also resided in Yatesville, Pittston, Dallas and Duryea.

Tony was truly a kind-hearted individual who would never turn a friend away. His calm nature and almost child-like exuberance made him easy to get along with and a joy to be around. He loved his family, including his pets, with his whole being. Tony enjoyed music and also took flight lessons in the past.

Also surviving are a daughter, Amber Lizza McKenna, and her husband, Edward, Wilkes-Barre; two sons, Anthony J. Lizza, Washington, D.C., and Steffen Lizza, Forty Fort; a brother, Mark Lizza, and his companion, Patricia Best, Old Forge; two grandchildren, Emma and Olivia; a niece, Lauren Lizza; two nephews, Mark Angelo and Nicholas Lizza; and his companion, Debbie Olivieri, Old Forge.

Funeral services were Saturday in the Victor M. Ferri Funeral Home, 522 Fallon St., Old Forge. Interment followed in Old Forge Cemetery.

To leave an online condolence, visit www.ferrifuneralhome.com.

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