Anthony Tabone, 87, the husband of the late Beverly Earle Tabone, of Bluefield Road, passed away Sunday, June 20, 2021 at his home. A life resident of the Auburn area, Anthony was the son of the late Gaetano and Domenica Battista Tabone. He graduated from Central High School and was a United States Navy Veteran, having served aboard the USS Baltimore during the Korean War. Anthony retired from General Products\TRW of Union Springs following more than 40 years of faithful employment.
An avid outdoorsman, Anthony enjoyed hunting, fishing, and tending to his lawn and garden. He was also a talented craftsman, constructing and installing bird houses and feeders for his viewing pleasure.
He is survived by a daughter, Julie (Glenn) McLaughlin-Pumputis of Penfield; two sons, Thomas Tabone of Auburn and Anthony A. (Denise) of Auburn; One brother Dr Joseph Tabone (Bonnie) of Sidney, NY; three sisters, Angie Buonocore of Auburn, Joyce Edmunds (Tom) of VA and Mary Jane Wilkinson of Port Byron; grandchildren, Anthony J. (Mackenzie) Tabone, Nicholas (Rebecca) Tabone, Matthew (Abigail) McLaughlin, Mike McLaughlin, Jake Pumputis, Alexis Tabone and Kem Tabone; great grandchildren Brooke Irene McLaughlin and Ezekiel Ryan McLaughlin; and a special nephew Charles (Anastasia) Francoeur of New Bedford and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and his loving wife, Anthony is predeceased by his twin brother Thomas Tabone Jr (Nancy), brother Frank Tabone (Meredith); sister Grace Ritchie; brother in law Sidney Wilkinson; and beloved yellow lab, Bailey.
Calling hours for Anthony will be conducted Thursday, June 24 from 4 to 7 PM in the White Chapel Funeral Home Inc., 197 South St., Auburn. Burial In St. Joseph’s Cemetery, will be held at the convenience of the family.
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