Anthony Sabatino Iacovone Sr. of Oakdale Avenue, Pawtucket passed away Saturday, May 2, 2020.
The son of late Murial Iacovone Ciolli and Antonio Iacovone, Anthony grew up in the North End of Providence until he joined the United States Army. He was a Veteran of the Korean War who served in the Army Corp of Engineers, serving at a U.S. staging station in Europe. In his younger years Anthony was an avid weight lifter and outdoorsman who enjoyed archery, hunting, fishing and golf. After being Honorably discharged from the Army, Anthony returned to the states living in Providence, before taking up residence in Pawtucket, where he resided for over 50 years. Anthony worked in the tree removal business and later took a position as an Assistant Engineer at Texas Instruments in Attleboro, Massachusetts where he worked for over 36 years.
In his retirement years Anthony, took to fly fishing with a passion, taught himself how to tie his own fishing flies and would generously share them with his Wood River Fly Fishing Club buddies. In his later years when he could no longer climb a river bank Anthony could often be found sitting by the riverside watching the river run…
Anthony is preceded in death by his wife Dorothy (Yglowski) also from Pawtucket, his older sister Anna Collins (Iacovone) and his younger brother, Ronald Iacovone, U.S.M.C. retired.
Anthony is survived by his son Anthony Sabatino Iacovone Jr. of Pawtucket and his daughter Deborah-Ann Iacovone Muldoon and her husband, Edward (Ted) Muldoon of Huntersville, North Carolina and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held privately.
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