Born Anthony Francis Rinaldis on October 29, 1957 in Pittsburgh, PA, into a traditional Italian family, Anthony lived a happy life, and brought great joy to all family and friends who richly loved him. He forged great friends who were loyal to him with his magnetic and cheerful personality. He grew ever resourceful and independent and excelled in education, sports and in the music industry later in life in the early 1980’s. Endowed with an entrepreneurial mindset, he ventured into many successful businesses throughout his life and subsequently found his passion in the Marketing Industry whereby he successfully launched many campaigns with fortune 500 companies. His greatest joy and loyalty always remained with his family. Anthony was a devote Catholic and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He coached little league baseball in his community and mentored many kids who looked up to him as a father figure.Anthony was exceedingly proud of his faithful and supportive wife Carol and his sons Brandon and Alex. He mentored both sons prospectively; Brandon in his music pursuits and Alex in his computer gaming and automotive passions.
On Thursday December 13th, 2018, Our Lord called home his faithful servant Anthony to his eternal glory. He is survived by his loving wife Carol and two sons Brandon and Alex. He was a proud son to Carmela and Nicodemo Rinaldis and a sibling to Rosalba and Albert. He was also beloved by his six nieces and twelve nephews. Anthony was recognized by his family, friends and business associates alike as a strong pillar to his family, a loyal and faithful friend to many, a man of great moral virtue, a great communicator, an elevated thinker and a man of great leadership and integrity as a successful business owner. He leaves a rich legacy as a stellar family man who exemplified great warmth and generous heart and genuine compassionate care to his community and fellow man. He was well respected and loved by all who knew him,and we are all blessed and enriched by his positive personality, infectious sense of humor along with a keen intellectual wise resolve. While heaven celebrates his triumphant entry this advent season of Christmas, we who were blessed as family will keep his memory and spirit alive in our hearts until we unite again in God’s heavenly kingdom.