Anthony "Tony" Carmine Conetta



Anthony “Tony” Carmine Conetta, 84, passed away peacefully, with his loving family by his side on Sunday July 9, 2017 at his home in Murrells Inlet, SC. He was born January 20, 1933 in Stamford, Connecticut to the late Anthony and Lucille Giancola Conetta.

Along with his parents, Tony is preceded in passing by his daughter, Lucille Conetta Brice formerly of New York City, NY; his brothers, Sal Conetta, Tripp Conetta, Joseph Conetta; and his sisters, Columbia Pezzimenti, Philomena Florenza, Thomasina Dorso, Louise Kocak, Sylvia Lucia, and Annette LoRusso.

Tony proudly served his country as a United States Army Ranger during the Korean War. Following his honorable discharge, he returned home to Connecticut and worked as a foreman, eventually earning the title of Construction Supervisor and Superintendent for F. D Rich Construction Co. Inc. of Stamford. Tony and his beloved wife relocated to Murrells Inlet, South Carolina where he relished partaking in his favorite hobbies, golf, gardening, visiting the local beaches and spending time with those closest to him.

Left to cherish Tony’s memory is his adoring wife of 35 years, Donna Conetta of Murrells Inlet; his daughter, Carol Ann Conetta Collins of Palm Beach Gardens, FL; grandson, Jonathan Anthony Conetta of Danbury, CT; great-grandchildren, Logan, Aaden, and Jon Jr.; as well as his sister, Nancy Conforti of Stamford, CT, as well as a large, loving extended family.

A Celebration of Tony’s Life will take place on Friday July 14, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Burroughs Funeral Home, 3558 Old Kings Highway, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576.

At the request of the family, Memorial Contributions in Tony’s name may be made to: Regency Hospice, 600 Garden City Connector, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576.

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Burroughs Funeral home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is assisting the Conetta family during this difficult time.