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Anthony “Tony” Joseph Potenza

September 02, 1950 ~ May 17, 2024

Anthony “Tony” Joseph Potenza, 73 of Port St. Lucie, Florida passed away Friday, May 17, 2024 at home surrounded by family.

Tony was born September 2, 1950 in Scranton, Pennsylvania to Michael A. and Marie N. Potenza. He was a graduate of Bishop Egan High School in Levittown, PA. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Rider College, now Rider University, in Lawrence Township, New Jersey.

Tony was owner of Davis Distributing, a food and paper purveyor in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for over 40 years. Through Davis he developed many friends along the way. He retired in 2020 and moved to Port St. Lucie three years ago coming from Davie, Florida.

Tony had been an active member of Saint David Catholic Church in Davie where he was very active in their carnivals. He took great pleasure in helping to contribute to its success.
He was also a lifelong fan of Philadelphia Eagles and Philadelphia Phillies. Tony took a lot of pride in his teams, win or lose but his biggest pride was his “hon bun”, Amanda. Tony also was a big fan of Saint Thomas Aquinas High School where one of his greatest pleasures was to cheer the team and watch Amanda on the field with color guard.

Tony and Pat enjoyed their many vacations over the years and the time they spent on golf courses around the country.

Surviving Tony are his wife of 50 years, Patricia “Pat” A.; daughter and son-in-law, Amanda and Daniel; other family members include John Caselli and wife, Lita and Robert Potenza and wife Patricia. He is also survived by a nephew Todd and his family in Langhorne, Pennsylvania.

Friends that would like to share a fond memory of Tony, or leave condolences for his family may sign an online guestbook at Arrangements are under the care of Millennium Cremation Service of Port St. Lucie.

Please contact the family for upcoming service information.


Kim Pflaumer Milburn

May 21, 2024, 9:51 pm

Patty I am so sorry for you and your family. I didn’t know Tony but with all the pictures you have posted I knew how much you all meant to each other. May you and you’re daughter Amanda always cherish the wonderful memories of Tony !

Joann Delgardio

May 21, 2024, 10:01 pm

Oh Tony, you and Pat were my favorite part of Friday or Saturday nights at Ggs. I made sure the first thing I did when I arrived at work was put your mugs in the freezer and your beers on ice. I always enjoyed our conversations and you always made sure to ask how I was doing. It wasn’t a Friday or a Saturday night until I saw you and Pat walk in and sit at your favorite table. Over the years I got to share in your family stories and work stories and you would listen to mine. I especially loved to hear how much you enjoyed your trips to Disney lol. You always made me feel not just like your waitress but part of your family. Pat, I send you my deepest condolences and I will keep you in my prayers. You will be missed Tony.

Ginni Morrow

May 22, 2024, 12:05 am

Pat, Amanda and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Tony was a wonderfully kind man. For all the time I knew him on the Saint Dabid campus, he always had a smile and a hello…and he always asked if we needed anything, especially creamers! He will be missed by many. May his memory be a blessing

Al Borgna

May 22, 2024, 1:41 am

Hello Pat I know we’ve never met but I’m feeling a connection with you Tony and I were great friends we lost touch when our fathers sold Giuseppe’s and my family moved upstate loosing our parents was very hard I can’t imagine losing a spouse we’re getting to that age where we become dependent on family stay close to the ones that care about you take care pat ❤️

Sharon Benner

May 22, 2024, 12:31 pm

From all of us, sending thoughts and sympathy. No words can express.

Rosemary Connick

May 22, 2024, 3:29 pm

So very Sorry for your loss . Tony was a great guy. I always remember him bringing in all the supplies for school that we needed. He always had a smile and a hi! Will keep you in our prayers.

Steve and Kathy Kuras & family

May 22, 2024, 9:05 pm

Our sincere thoughts and prayers are with you. We enjoyed our times together at St David. So many laughs and good times over the years. Tony was a great guy and will be deeply missed. He gave so much of his heart and time to help others.

Susan Starkey

May 24, 2024, 2:56 am

My deepest sympathy to Pat, family and friends. I have so many fond memories with Tony during the many years at St David’s church and carnivals with you both. Rest in Peace Tony.

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