Anthony J. Pisano, 65, businessman, youth sports coach; services Friday

Anthony J. Pisano
Anthony J. Pisano

Anthony J. Pisano, 65, of Ridgefield, a Pelham Manor, NY native, died surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, February 9, 2014 at his Ridgefield home.

He was the husband of Carol (Doran) Pisano.

Tony was born in New Rochelle, NY, February 3, 1949, son of Vito and Mary (Pellino) Pisano of Pelham Manor, NY.  He attended Pelham Manor schools and graduated from Pelham Memorial High School in the Class of 1967.

He attended Southampton College and graduated from Westchester Business Institute with an Associate Degree in Business.

Upon graduation, Tony began his career in business initially with Longines Watch Co., London Records, New Hermes and Warnaco, which recently became Phillip Van Heusen (PVH).

At the time of his death, Tony was an assistant director of Information Technology at PVH of Milford, CT.

A resident of Ridgefield since 1987 coming from Atlanta, GA, he was active in the Ridgefield community.  Tony was a member of the Ridgefield Golf Club and a member of its Board of Governors.  A passionate coach for many years, he was involved with the Ridgefield Little League, Ridgefield Nighthawks Baseball Team and the Ridgefield Basketball Association.

Active in the Pelham Memorial High School Alumni Association, he was organizer of the reunions of the Class of 1967.

Mr. Pisano was a member of St. Mary Parish of Ridgefield.

In addition to his wife of thirty-eight years and parents, Tony is survived by two sons, Andrew J. Pisano and his wife, Amy of New Rochelle, NY and Anthony J. “AJ” of Los Angeles, CA; a brother, Robert M. Pisano and his wife, Betty Ann of Eastchester, NY; 2 grandchildren, Chloe L. Pisano and Anthony R. “Ace” Pisano and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Mr. Pisano was predeceased by a son, Michael Anthony Pisano in 1983.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, February 14, 2014 at 10:15 AM in St. Mary Church, 55 Catoonah St., Ridgefield. (Services were changed from Thursday because of the forecast of snow.)

Interment will take place in Beechwood Cemetery, New Rochelle, NY at the direction of the family.

The family will receive friends in the Kane Funeral Home, 55 Catoonah St., Ridgefield, CT on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 from 2PM to 5PM and 6PM to 8PM.

Contributions in Mr. Pisano’s memory may be made to Ann’s Place-Home of I Can, 80 Saw Mill Rd., Danbury, CT 06810 or to the American Brain Tumor Association, 8550 W. Brym Mawr Ave., Chicago, IL 60631-3225.