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Anthony Privo D’LalloFeb. 1, 1930 – March 3, 2010Tony was born Feb. 1, 1930, in Holley, New York. The son of Anthony and Angelina D’Lallo, he was born during the Great Depression, which formed his standard throughout his life.Tony worked for the Standard Oil Co. of California and finished his career as a lab supervisor. In 1963, he married Priscilla Anderson Brennan and became an instant father to Margo Brennan. To this happy union came Marjorie, Robert, Megan and Eric. Tony was a mother hen and whenever the children were sick, he was the one who took the late-night shifts. Outside work became Priscilla’s specialty. Tony also coached Little League.Tony was always devoted to his mother Angie, stepfather Joseph Simmons and little brother John Joseph, who died early in his life.The D’Lallos moved to Falcon in 1998 because Tony wanted to be closer to his grandchildren. For a time, Tony worked at the Woodman Hills Club House in Falcon; he loved that job and got to know everyone. An avid reader, he enjoyed mysteries, war stories, fiction and history. He was a dedicated walker and enjoyed music, including big band music. He always said, “If you can’t whistle the tune, it wasn’t real music.”Famous Tony quotes: “If the kitchen sink is clean, the whole kitchen looks clean.””If the blankets are tucked in tight, it looks like a well-made bed.”When Tony got Alzheimer’s, his family learned to laugh at his imaginary friends and his new habits. He was loved and respected by his family, his coworkers and friends. Tony will be missed as husband, father, grandfather and friend to many.Anthony will be laid to rest May 14 at the Sunset View Cemetery in El Cerrito, Calif.

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