SCARSDALE, N.Y. - Anthony Papa died June 1, 2013. He was 83.
Papa was born Aug. 11, 1929. A Korean War veteran, he enlisted July 1, 1948, discharged July 1, 1952, with the rank of staff sergeant. He served in 934th Signal Battalion U.S. Army. After the Korean War broke out in June of 1950 he was flown into Korea in July of 1950 and served in Korea for 18 months. He was awarded four Campaign Stars as well as a Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea Unit Citation.
Papa owned Promotional Mailing Services, a printing business in White Plains for over 30 years. A member of the VFW Chapter 2285 in Eastchester, The Masons, The Italian American Club, Italian Cultural Center, WCC Italian Club and Generoso Pope Foundation.
Papa is survived by his daughter, Michele Curran; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; companion, Jean Savanello; and nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Joan; brother, James; and sister, Eleanor.
Calling hours are Tuesday, June 4 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Westchester Funeral Home, Inc. , 190 Main St., Eastchester, New York. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 5 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Scarsdale.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society .
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