1941 – 2018
Woodstock – Anthony Conti, Jr, 76, of Harrisville Rd., died peacefully on Friday, June 22, 2018 at the Riverside Health and Rehabilitation Center with his loving wife Jane (Higgins) Conti at his side. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Antonio and Pasqualina (Martone) Conti. He was married to his best friend and partner Jane M. Higgins, on the 4th of July 1998, in Sterling, MA.
Tony worked for many years as a member of the Central Intelligence Agency and went on to become a Financial Advisor and Stock Broker for the Wells Fargo Company, retiring in June of 2015. He loved to travel and spend time with his family, especially his two grandchildren Charlie and Cooper Conti. Tony will always be remembered as a true “Gentle”man and gracious host, oh how he enjoyed entertaining his family and friends.
Tony is survived by his son, Christopher Conti, his wife Kimberly of NJ; his step daughter, Elena Pratt, her husband Ted of VA; a sister, Janice Conti Taraborelli of CO; two beloved grandsons Charlie and Cooper Conti; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Celebration of Tony’s Life at the Mansion at Bald Hill, 29 Plaine Hill Rd., Woodstock, CT 06281, with a gathering outside the Mansion on Sunday July 22, 2018, starting at 10:30 a.m. followed by a luncheon at 11:00 a.m. Memorial donations in Tony’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org, Scouts of America at www.scouting.org, or PAWS Animal Shelter at www.woodstockcats.org. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.