Anthony Masi Obituary

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Anthony J. Masi

January 14, 1934 - August 22, 2014
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Anthony (Tony) J Masi was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on January 14, 1934, to Joseph and Florence Masi. He was born at home, prematurely during a terrible blizzard, and weighed only 3 lbs. His father wrapped him in cotton, in a shoebox and walked to the nearest hospital. The fact that Tony survived was a miracle – and he lived to enjoy this miracle for more than 80 years. Tony graduated from Collingswood New Jersey High School and was a Veteran belonging to the Coast Guard during the Korean War. Carolyn and Tony moved to Denver from Philadelphia in 1982. Tony was a realtor, a real estate appraiser and a banker, joining...
Anthony (Tony) J Masi was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on January 14, 1934, to Joseph and
Florence Masi. He was born at home, prematurely during a terrible blizzard, and weighed only
3 lbs. His father wrapped him in cotton, in a shoebox and walked to the nearest hospital. The
fact that Tony survived was a miracle – and he lived to enjoy this miracle for more than 80 years.

Tony graduated from Collingswood New Jersey High School and was a Veteran belonging to the Coast Guard during the Korean War.

Carolyn and Tony moved to Denver from Philadelphia in 1982. Tony was a realtor, a real estate appraiser and a banker, joining the Platte Valley bank group after moving here in 1982, He started a successful vending/video business in 1984, owning machines in several Boulder locations, including the Outback Saloon, Platteville and Greeley VFW's, and almost every tavern in Commerce City.

He was a member of the Ranch Country Club since 1985 and served on the Board of Directors. He enjoyed golf and tennis. In 2009 Tony and Carolyn bought a second home in Las Vegas where Tony could enjoy his passion, Texas Hold 'em.

Tony is survived by his wife of 41 years Carolyn, by his daughter, Kyla Claudell and her husband John, of Superior, Co, his daughter, Janelle Jegge and her husband, Alex, of Thornton, CO, his daughter, Susan, of Easton Pennsylvania, his son Tony and wife Pat of Bellaire, FL., his sister Florence, of Haddonfield, NJ, 8 grandchildren and one great grandchild, 4 nephews, their families and a host of friends. His brother, Lewis, preceded him in death.

Tony was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary church in Northglenn, and we ask that, in lieu of
Flowers, donations be made to the church in his name.


Arrangements under the direction of Olinger Highland Mortuary & Cemetery, Thornton, CO.

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