Anthony F. Scerbo, 86

Anthony F. Scerbo, 86; of Fulton died Wednesday, May 11th at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, NY.

He was born in Fulton to the late Joseph and Felicia (Conca) Scerbo. Mr. Scerbo retired in 1985 from the Fulton Consolidated School System as a Principal with Fairgrave Elementary. He was a member of the retired Teachers Association, and he was the senior member of the Thursday night Battle Island Golf League.

Mr. Scerbo was pre-deceased by his wife Wilma Scerbo on February 28, 2011, 2 sons: Gary Scerbo in 1980, Thomas John Scerbo in 1964 and great granddaughter Geonna.

He is survived by his children: Joseph (Gina) Scerbo of Fulton, and Lois (David) Baron of Lafayette, NY, his sister Gilda Spagnola of Fulton, 5 grandchildren: Becky, Gary, Joey, Lindy, and Lisa; and 5 great grandchildren: Kyle, Brooke, Brittany, Taylor and Bella.

Funeral Services will be conducted 7:00 PM Tuesday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., with Rev. Robert Stephenson officiating. Burial of Mr. Scerbo and his wife Wilma Scerbo will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted 4:00 to 7:00 PM Tuesday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton.

8 Comments

  1. Your Dad was a great inspiration to our community and school system. His caring and dedication was evident everyday dealing with our children. May God bless your family during these difficult times.

  2. Joey, Lois, and Families,

    I am so sad to hear about your Mom and Dad. I can still see them so totally in love with each other and glowing as they always were. You and your families were all so blessed to have had them as such wonderful parents and grandparents. I will always keep them close to my heart. I will prayer for all of you.

    Mary (Durfey) Flynn

  3. I remember working with your dad at my dad’s store when he did the alterations. Later I got to know him better when I went to work for the school district. He impressed me when I was a teen and young adult, but I saw his true measure as a colleague- he was well respected as a leader in the educational field. Tony was fair, compassionate and kind. You have my deepest condolences and may God bless you and give you strength during this difficult time. He was always so proud of his children and later his grandchildren. May it comfort you to know that he was loved by many and the world was a better place because of Tony.

  4. So sorry for your loss. Mr. Scerbo was my principal in elementary at Fairgrave school…very nice man.

  5. Havnt seen Tony much since we moved to Florida, but he is often in my thoughts. An outstanding representative of our school system, a true gentleman, dangerous Poker player and last of the good old tailors. I guess he just couldnt get past Wilmas death. Loved by all is a great epithat–God will love him.

  6. Scerbo Family,

    Tony was one of the Greatest, one of a kind; We will always remember his kindness.
    I feel so lucky to have taught under Tony”s leadership! God Bless you all!

    Love, Mary Robarge

  7. My great grandfather was an amazing man he mean so much to my mom and us kids kyle taylor and i we miss him to this day rip grandpa

  8. Great granpa we love u and my mom and ur number ome beckie loves u and my brother and sis kyle and taylor love u too

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