March 9, 1929 - October 24, 2021
Anthony J. DiCaprio, Jr., 92, of Boynton Beach, FL, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on October 24, 2021. He was born in Syracuse, the eldest of five sons, to the late Louise (Companion) and Anthony J. DiCaprio, Sr. A Navy veteran, Mr. DiCaprio graduated from Le Moyne College and SU College of Law in 1955 through the GI Bill and by working three jobs. A skilled and distinguished trial lawyer in a practice that spanned from 1955 until his retirement in 2008 at the age of 79, Mr. DiCaprio was widely recognized as one of the top attorneys in his field. He was an early member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a frequent lecturer in Family Law and known as a lawyer’s lawyer. For many years, he was the attorney for the Village of Solvay, NY, the Solvay School Board, and the Solvay PBA. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus. Mr. DiCaprio loved spending time with his family and friends, watching his children’s and grandchildren’s sporting events and their competitive horseback riding. An avid reader with a love for learning and an inexhaustible depth of knowledge, his grandchildren referred to him as “Papa Google” because he could answer all their questions. He was a baseball aficionado, a history buff and enjoyed photography and travel. Mr. DiCaprio will be remembered for his quick wit and humor. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by four brothers. Anthony is survived by his wife of 70 years, Angela A. (Ancona) DiCaprio; his children: Louise Swanson, spouse, Norman Swanson; Anthony DiCaprio, spouse Lee Flanagan; Linda Sinay; Peter DiCaprio, spouse Cristina Mahle; and Maria Warton, spouse Christopher Warton; grandchildren: Thomas Fernandez (Alison Rogness), Joseph Fernandez (Elizabeth Fernandez), Leea Sinay, Nicholas Sinay, Katherine DiCaprio, Peter Warton, Isabella Warton, and Michael DiCaprio; four great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass in celebration of Anthony’s life will be held on Saturday, November 13, 2021, at 10:00 am in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 259 E. Onondaga St. Syracuse, NY. The family requests all those attending please wear a facial covering. For those who wish to attend the Mass remotely, please visit http://www.cathedralsyracuse.org/ at 10 am on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Anthony’s name may be made to Catholic Charities of Onondaga, Fund Development, at 1654 West Onondaga Street, Syracuse NY 13204.
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