Anthony G. Piraneo who spent his whole life in Westchester died Wednesday, Aug. 21, at age 45.
He was raised in Pelham where he attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help and Hutchinson Schools before graduating from Pelham Memorial High School in 1992.
Born March 19, 1974, in New Rochelle to Anthony and Patricia, he was one of three children.
Piraneo went on to further his education with an associate's degree in communications from Westchester Community College. For 18 years, he worked as a dispatcher for Cable Vision.
He was a "tech guy" and loved to build computers and play computer games. He also enjoyed collecting baseball cards, watching the History Channel, rooting for the Yankees, and traveling to Las Vegas to wager a bet, according to the obituary.
Piraneo is being remembered as a "loving and good-hearted" son, brother and "dear friend" the obituary said.
Piraneo is survived by his mother, Patricia; siblings Joseph and Christina; aunts Margaret Cremins and Nellie Carstens; uncle Vincent Piraneo; and his many cousins. He was predeceased by his father Anthony S. Piraneo
A celebration of life will take place at the Pelham Funeral Home at 64 Lincoln Avenue in Pelham on Friday, Aug. 23 from 4 to 8 p.m.
A mass of Christian burial will take place at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 575 Fowler Avenue in Pelham Manor on Saturday, Aug. 24 at 10 a.m.
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