Anthony Tony M. Lusardi, 67, of Bridgton, ME, passed on Monday, Nov. 19, 2012. Tony was born in Roxbury, MA- son of Giuseppe and Mary (Dibartolo) Lusardi. He grew up playing football, hockey and baseball and was proud to be associated with the Roxbury Red Raiders. He studied at Dorchester High School. After high school, Tony married his longtime sweetheart Diane Caruso and became an Asbestos Worker and was a member of the Local #6 in Boston, MA. They lived in N. Easton, MA where Tony was an active participant in his community through the Immaculate Conception Church and Easton Youth Baseball. His enthusiasm and his involvement in EYB led to him serving as President for over a decade. On May 7, 1995 the league honored Tony by dedicating a field in his name. The Anthony M. Lusardi Field at Militia Park will long be a legacy his family will treasure. Tonys passion for baseball continued throughout his life as he remained active in the sport as an umpire in York County, ME up until 2010, and a lifelong fan of the Boston Red Sox. Tony was an accomplished handyman, enjoyed community service through volunteerism, was an avid boater, and a loved and respected member of the Knights Hill Association in Bridgton, ME where he vacationed with his family for over twenty years. Tony had a unique passion for life and was long admired for his relentless sense of humor. His zest for life also included traveling and staying connected to his extended family in Italy. In his later years, Tony moved to Maine and met his fiancee, Jackie Wood of Biddeford, ME. He is survived by his mother Mary and his brother, Joseph P. Lusardi of Taunton, MA; his son Michael A. of Honolulu, HI; his son Joseph F. of Newburyport, MA; his daughter Andrea D. Gustafson of N. Easton, MA; his grandchildren Allura, Michael, Sofia, Angelina, Mia and Christopher; his daughter-in-law Elizabeth Lusardi; his son in law Jarrod Gustafson; his nephew Joseph A.; his niece Tasha R.; his fianc Jackie Wood and her family | Dominick and Karen Tutino and their son Dominick; DeeTutino and her partner Lynn Provencher; Jessica Wood and Jason Morin and their daughter Josephine. Tony, good times never seemed so good. Your warm and generous sprit will forever remain in our hearts. With love, your adoring friends and family.
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