Published: December 4, 2012
Anthony “Tony” Tenaglia Jr, 55, died on November 7, at Doylestown Hospital with his family by his side after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Philadelphia and raised in Bristol, he moved to Buckingham in 1996. He, along with his wife of 28 years, Loretta, owned and operated Bristol Auction, Inc, Bristol, Penn. He was also the owner and driving force behind Estate Treasures of Bucks County in New Hope, Penn.
After graduating from Bishop Egan High School in 1975, Tenaglia attended Bucks County Community College, earning an associate degree in business; he went on to complete his degree at Pennco Tech.
Tenaglia was very passionate and knowledgeable about antiques and could be found on weekends at the Golden Nugget Flea Market in Lambertville, N.J., selling and buying with his brother-in-law Bubba.
He will be remembered as a loving, caring, honest, protective and hardworking husband, father, son, brother and good friend to all who knew him. Tenaglia was an avid nature enthusiast who loved sharing his love of nature with his family.
He was preceded in death by his father Anthony P. Tenaglia Sr; and will be greatly missed by his loving wife Loretta (Kendig).
He was the devoted father of Marc and David Tenaglia; son of Dolly; brother and brother-in-law of Diane and Tom Schneider, Joanne Tenaglia, and Michael and Kathleen Tenaglia. He is also survived by his nieces and nephews Tommy, and his wife Amee, Dana, Daniel and Vincent; his great-nephew Justin; great-niece Katelyn; and aunts, uncles, cousins and many good and loving friends.
Services were held November 12. Burial was at Resurrection Cemetery, Bensalem, Penn. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 480 Norristown Road, Blue Bell PA 19422.
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