Obituary: Anthony C. “Tony” Foglio (1927 – 2012), Former American Legion Post Commander at Post 8 in New Rochelle

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Anthony C. “Tony” Foglio, a former long time resident of Sun City passed away on July 29th in Virginia Beach, VA, where he had been residing with his family since 2010. Anthony was born on Feb. 8, 1927 to Jennie and Carmine Foglio, in New Rochelle, NY. After a 20 year career in the US Air Force Anthony retired and went on to receive a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska followed by an MBA from the University of Oklahoma.

Upon returning to the NY area Anthony was employed by the State of New York as a Veterans Counselor. After 20 years in that position he retired and relocated to Sun City, AZ in 1987.

Anthony was an active member of the American Legion for more than half of his life, serving, at one point, as Post Commander at Post 8 in New Rochelle, NY.

After moving to Sun City his home post was Post 62, where, for many years, he served his fellow Veteran’s by helping them obtain their Veterans Benefits. Anthony will be greatly missed by his family and his many friends, especially his girlfriend of many years, Adrian “Midge” Manno of Sun City and his former spouse, Aurora Foglio of Orlando, FL. In addition to the above, Anthony is survived by his loving daughter, Lois Ann Campbell and son-in-law Kenneth Campbell of Virginia Beach, VA. A devoted grandson, Scott Anthony Rabey and a granddaughter, Christina Rabey, and 3 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are his two special cousins, Frank Santora of Phoenix and FR. John Foglio of Lansing, MI, a sister and her husband, Linda and James (Jack) Fulci of Summerfield, FL and several other relatives.

A Mass of the Christian Burial was said by Fr John Foglio on August 3rd at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Virginia Beach. Interment with full military honors was performed on August 6th at Albert G. Horton Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, VA.

To honor Anthony’s wishes he was laid to rest dressed in his American Legion uniform.

Anthony will never be forgotten by his children and grandchildren as a loving father and grandfather, always ready to offer sage advice and a helping hand. Please visit online guestbook at