Anthony M. Gagliardi

Anthony M. Gagliardi, 77, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019, at the Virtua Rehabilitation Center in Mount Holly following a terminal illness.

He leaves his beloved daughter, Leigh Gagliardi; his brother Victor and his wife Lily; his brother Dominick and his wife Joan; his sister Rosemarie Joyce and her husband William; his ex-wife, Olga Gagliardi; a nephew, nieces, and many beloved friends.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Dominick and Carmela (Lanzieri) Gagliardi, he moved to New Jersey in 1971 with his ex-wife, Olga.

After graduating from Midwood High School in 1959, he attended St. John's University, graduating in 1965 with a bachelor's degree in Accounting and Economics and in 1969 with an MBA in Finance and Economics. In 1966, he joined the United States Air Force, where he was an Airman First Class.

After serving with the Air Force, Anthony worked in-house as a Certified Public Accountant before opening his own practice in East Brunswick which he had for many years prior to moving to the Jersey Shore, and then to Sneads Ferry, North Carolina.

A devoted lover of baseball, Anthony continued to play up until recent years and enjoyed spending time walking on the beach and riding bikes on the boardwalk.

A visitation will take place Saturday, March 16th, from 2:00-6:00 pm, with a prayer service and military honor service at 5:00 pm at Rezem Funeral Home, East Brunswick.