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GAETA, Anthony
GAETA, Anthony Born October 7, 1928 in Buffalo New York. Passed away June 30, 2016 in Palmdale, Calif. He is predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Ivana Gaeta. He is survived by his children, Paul Gaeta and wife Anne, Rosanne Overton and husband Rob, and Lisa Gaeta; grandchildren, Anthony and Joseph Gaeta, Danielle Withers, Brooke Penney and Lauren Overton;great-grandchildren Sofia, Travis and Audrey Penney, and Angelina Gaeta; sister Jean Box and sister-in-law, Josephine Piraino. Mr. Gaeta, a Pension Specialist for Transamerica Life, spent the 'best years of his life' in retirement with Ivana and their family. They both volunteered for the Antelope Valley Committee on Aging 'Meals on Wheels' for 11 years, with Anthony serving one term as chairman of the board. Visitation will be held from 4 pm - 7 pm with the Rosary to be recited at 6 pm, both on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at Chapel of the Valley Mortuary. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am Friday, July 8, 2016 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Internment to follow at Desert Lawn Memorial Park. To send condolences to the family please visit . In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Mr. Gaeta's name to IMPACT Personal Safety ( ), a non-profit organization, Gaeta Family scholarship fund. Chapel of the Valley Mortuary, Palmdale Directors.

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