Anthony Patsy Grimaldi, age 79, of Bartlett, passed away on October 2, 2020 in Hoffman Estates. Anthony was born October 2, 1941 in Chicago, IL to his loving parents, Pasquale Grimaldi and Margaret Virgilio.
Anthony attended John Marshall Metropolitan High School in Chicago, Class of 1959, and married his high school sweetheart, Carol Stokes, in 1960. Together they raised Carol’s two children, and also had three more children. Anthony also had a daughter from a previous relationship. Carol died in 2004.
Anthony was a hard-working man, a truck driver and member of the International Union Of Operating Engineers Local 150. He later became a Business Agent of the union until his retirement in the early ’80s.
Anthony greatly resembled Tom Jones and he loved to play the part, singing and dancing just like him. Friends and family will remember him as loving and kind, and always enjoying a good joke.
Anthony was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; daughters, Toni (Tom) Darrah, Jackie (James) Bejna, and Rhonda; and stepson, Donny Pascua.
Anthony is survived by his son, Patrick Grimaldi; stepdaughter, Sandy Acanfora; and step-granddaughter, Nichole Geham.
Interment will be private.
In lieu of memorial contributions, please consider making a donation in Anthony’s name to the Catholic Charities of Chicago.
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