Obituaries

Anthony Francis Latronica

April 9, 1937 - May 4, 2020

Anthony Francis Latronica, 83, of Geneva passed away Monday, May 4, 2020 at his home.  He was born April 9, 1937 in Johnson City, New York the son of Patrick and Minnie (Costentino) Latronica, Sr.  He was united in marriage to Catherine McLain December 28, 1990 in Geneva, IL.

Tony retired from Prudential Insurance Company to follow his passion for cooking for others.  He owned and operated Mama Rosa’s and Parsley and Basil both in Batavia.  Tony had a natural love for people, he was generous, loved to sing and will be remembered as a friend to everyone.

He is survived by his loving wife Catherine; his children, Terri (Kris) Baker-Cannon, Christopher (Tina) Latronica, Dawn Latronica, Robin Robinette, Megan (Jasper Jasperse) Lawless, and Michael (Allison) Lawless; eight grandchildren, Brenton, Krista, Anna, Cassandra, Terry Jr, Hannah, Richard and Peter. 

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brother Patrick Latronica, Jr. 

The funeral and visitation will be held private.  A public graveside service will be held in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery at a later date. 

Guest Book

  • Charles D Pierce Cathy, Just found out that Tony passed. So sorry. He wasa great friend and fellow employee at Pru. My best to you and God Bless Tony. Chuck
  • bill and cherie ayers It was very nice knowing Tony only a short time, how ever i do have his son as OUR SON-IN LAW and may Tony rest in peace,
  • Mary McLain Tony you were a joy to know the best brother-in-law i've had. You've made my sister so happy since they day you to met. You were an inspiration to all you came in contact with. You've always seen the bright side of things when no one else could see a light at the end of a tunnel. You will be truely missed dearly. I love you tony take care of mom and dad and michael, and please look after carol from all of us. Love Mary beth!!! Tony i love you so much and want to thank you for everything you taught me about customer service....ive always taken what youve told me to heart...your one of my favorite uncles and i will miss you always. Love always rebecca marie...
  • Bette Thompson So sorry for you loss Cathy, Megan and Michael and the rest of Tony's family. May he rest in the peace of the Lord.