Anthony “Tony” Paul Wadsworth

August 11, 1938 - February 23, 2024
Anthony “Tony” Paul Wadsworth

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Anthony Paul Wadsworth, known affectionately as Tony, was born on August 11, 1938, in Wheeling, WV. He peacefully passed away on February 23, 2024, in Wilmington, NC, at the age of 85.

Tony lived a life filled with love and devotion to his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawerence Edward Wadsworth and Mary Elaine (Wilson) Wadsworth, and his beloved wife, Sylvia Stine Wadsworth.

He is survived by his three children, Karen Lee Watson, Wendy Lee Wadsworth, and Rocco Scott Wadsworth, who will always carry his memory in their hearts; his caring brother, Arthur Lawrence Wadsworth; his five loving grandchildren, John Anthony Wilkinson, William Joseph Watson, Jr., Laura Clare Wadsworth, Lydia Bagley Wadsworth, and Ella Grace Wadsworth. His four great-grandchildren, Luke James Wilkinson, Kelsey Brooke Wilkinson, Trey Anthony Wilkinson, and Rocky Dean Wilkinson, will continue to cherish the memories shared with their loving great-grandfather.

The funeral service to honor and celebrate the life of Tony will be held on Monday, March 11, 2024 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 4104 Norbeck Rd, Rockville, MD 20853. The service will commence with an hour visitation starting at 10:30 AM, followed by the funeral service at 11:30 AM. Burial will take place at 1:00 PM at Norbeck Memorial Park, 16225 Batchellors Forest Road, Olney, MD 20832 through Roy W. Barber Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that memorial donations be made to the Lombardi Cancer Center at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital at the link above at “Memorial Gifts and Donations”.

Tony’s kind spirit and unwavering love for his family will forever be remembered and cherished by all who had the privilege of knowing him. May his legacy of love and dedication continue to inspire those whose lives he touched.

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Funeral Service

The funeral will take place on March 11, 2024 at 11:30 AM at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church (4104 Norbeck Rd, Rockville, MD 20853) followed by burial at Norbeck Memorial Park cemetery (16225 Batchellors Forest Road, Olney, MD 20832)

Visiting Hours

St. Patrick’s Catholic Church - Directions
4104 Norbeck Rd, Rockville, MD 20853
  • Monday, March 11, 2024
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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  • March 11, 2024
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  • March 09, 2024
    Ben Wilkinson says:
    To one of the best father in laws a man could have. Love you Tony!! (Rest in peace)

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