Anthony P. Cuccio(Tony) of Montgomery, NY, a longtime resident of the area, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2019, in Middletown. He was 85.
The son of the late Frank and Anita Martorano Cuccio, he was born January 27,1934 in Garfield, New Jersey.
Anthony always had a love of animals, especially horses. As owner/trainer of Cuccio Farms in Montgomery, he raced for over 50 years at Monticello Raceway,as well as at Yonkers and Saratoga Racetracks. Recently training at Golden Shoe Training Center,he will be greatly missed by everyone in the horse community. Previously,Tony served in the National Guard from 1951-1955 and was President of the 20th Century Motorcycle Club.
Survivors include his wife Eva at home, daughter Anita Chomyn and husband John of Milford, PA, daughter Julienne Slichko and husband James of Wynantskill, NY, grandchildren Robert A. Stormes (Desiree), Zachary A. Stormes (Amanda), Dylan Slichko, step grandchildren Derek & Andrew Chomyn, brother Joseph Cuccio and wife Mary Ann of Hackensack, NJ, uncle James Cuccio of Lodi, NJ, best buddies John (Chip) King and Tommy Merton, several nieces, nephews, cousins
He was predeceased by his best friend Al Stormes.
There will be a Celebration of Life memorial, October 27, 2019, 3PM at Spruce Lodge,619 Route 17K, Montgomery, New York.
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Walden Humane Society
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