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Thomas Anello

Born: Sun., May 6, 1945
Died: Sat., Feb. 7, 2015


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Feb. 12, 2015
Location: Hennessy Funeral Home

Military Honors

9:00 AM Fri., Feb. 13, 2015
Location: Hennessy Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Fri., Feb. 13, 2015
Location: St. Anthony of Padua Parish

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Tom Anello, 69, of N. Canton passed away Saturday February 7, 2015 at his home.

Tom's passions in life included his Italian heritage, family, friends, Italian cooking, custom painting cars and motorcycles, hunting, construction design and training his pet dog Krieger.His youth was spent on North Hill where he enjoyed hanging out with his friends and brothers at Bill's drive-in.

He graduated from North High School and enlisted in the Army. During the Viet Nam era he served in Germany as a radio repairman.Upon returning from the Army he went to National Electronics Institute and received his degree in electrical engineering.

Tom retired from the City of Akron, Police and Fire Signal division and started his own business, Anello Design Builders. He also drove truck for Schneider International and worked as project manager for Fred Oliveri Construction and KJ Mirman Builders. He was best known for his quick wit and sense of humor. He could always make you laugh and will be missed by all his family and friends.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents, Vito and Josephine and his older brother, Bill. He is survived by his son, Michael and fianceé, Brenda Hayes of Aurora, Colorado; brother, Gary (Linda) of Gahanna, Ohio; his long time love, Al Davis of N. Canton Ohio; Aunt Carol Ammons of Akron; former spouse, Judy Anello of Akron; sister-in-law, Dorothy Anello of Cuyahoga Falls; and his beloved dog, Krieger; many extended family, friends, including cousins, many nieces and nephews.

The family extends their sincere gratitude to the entire Hospice staff of Summa and his home care nurse Annie.

Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Hennessy Funeral Home (corner of York and Main), 552 N. Main St., Akron, Ohio. Military Honors will be at 9 a.m. Friday morning at the funeral home preceding the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 83 Mosser Pl., Akron, Ohio.

Donations may be made, in lieu of flowers, to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital , 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis TN 38105.

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The Hennessy Family and the Staff of Hennessy Funeral Home
   Posted Wed February 11, 2015
Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.

We offer our heartfelt condolences during this difficult time.

The Hennessy Family and the Staff of Hennessy Funeral Home

Joe Lutz
   Posted Thu February 12, 2015
Tom and I were good friends working for city of Akron Communications Div. We done many guy things together like hunting, flying, dirt bikes and evan going to church. Tom always lived life to the fullest and he was generous with his know how help. I'm sorry I can't be there, I am 86 years and on a walker. So, Tom I hope to see you on the other side. Joe Lutz

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