Anthony P. "Tony" Corapi

December 23rd, 1934 - August 2nd, 2018

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          Anthony P. “Tony” Corapi, age 83, of Erie, passed away at home Thursday, August 02, 2018. Born in Erie, December 23, 1934, he was a son of the late Frank and Antonia (Gallo) Corapi.

          Tony was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and served during the Korean War. He was an engineer at Zurn and Stoker Reilly and later self-employed. He was an avid golfer and sportsman, as well as military historian.

          In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by seven brothers, Michael, Frank, Edward, John, William, Joseph and Peter Corapi; and two sisters, Mary Coursey and Mary Angela Corapi.

          He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Victoria (Letizia) “Vicky” Corapi, of Erie; a son, Anthony M. Corapi, of Erie; a brother, Thomas Corapi and sister, Adeline Giannamore.

          Friends are invited to call at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, Pine Avenue Branch, 845 E. 38th St., Monday from 3 to 7 p.m., and may attend prayers there, Tuesday at 10:15 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.

          Memorials are suggested to the Carmelite Monastery, 510 E. Gore Rd., Erie, PA 16509, or the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS  66675.