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Did The Sopranos Actor Tony Sirico Leave Behind A Wife?

The Sopranos Actor Tony Sirico sadly died in July 2022. His death was confirmed by his representative Bob McGowan to E! News.

He lived quite an extraordinary life and also had an interesting love life. Below you’ll learn about his wife, marriage, children, and ex-marital relationships. Keep on scrolling down to learn more about his relationships.

Did The Sopranos Actor Tony Sirico Leave Behind A Wife?

No, The Sopranos actor Tony Sirico didn’t have a wife [to leave behind] at the time of his death. However, he had two children from his previous marriage with his ex-wife Anna.

His daughter Joanne Sirico- Bello is currently based in Boca Raton, Florida. Born in February 1962, she is 60 years old in 2022. Joanne is married to her husband Tom Bello. They share four children; two daughters and two sons.

Tom, 61 years old in 2022, is the owner of redrockprinting.com. He attended Brick Township High School and Boca Raton Community High. 

As for Joanne, she works with children on the autism spectrum. She began her career in 1994 as a volunteer in an autism unit at Nova Southeastern University in South Florida. Within two weeks, she began her life’s passion of working with special needs children as an assistant for students diagnosed with varying degrees of autism and related disorders.

She was selected by Soma to intern at the HALO clinic and over the next three years (2013-2015) earned their Highest Qualified RPM Provider Certification in the summer of 2015. She also worked with students at home and for part of the summers at HALO under Soma’s supervision. Learn more about her here.

Meanwhile, Tony’s son Richard A. Sirico works in the movie industry in the art department. According to his IMDB page, he has 11 credits on his name working for TV shows such as Smash, Blue Bloods, Orange Is the New Black, Scenes from a Marriage, and a few others.

As for his ex-wife, Anna died on 19 March 2014 at the age of 69. Besides Richard and Joanne, she also had a third child.

According to her son-in-law Tom Bello (her daughter Joanne’s husband), “Out of nowhere, she wasn’t feeling well (tired, achy etc) so we took her to the emergency room on Joanne Sirico- Bello‘s birthday (Feb 19th) as we were supposed to fly out in the morning to NYC (but were uncomfortable leaving town knowing that she wasn’t feeling right).

“They admitted her for the night which lead to testing after test after test and that lasted until it ultimately led to a shocking diagnosis of a rare, very aggressive form of Leukemia. We nearly hit the floor when we heard those words from the doctor”.

Battle with Leukemia took her life a month later.

Was Tony Sirico Ever Married?

Yes, Tony Sirico was married to the mother of his two kids, Anna. But, he left his wife and kids for a girl he fell in love with from his neighborhood.

In a 1989 interview, Tony admitted being madly in love with the girl. He said that he left his wife and kids for her the girl. He added, “Don’t ask me why.”

Tony added that he was quiet around her. But the moment somebody would look at her or he would think they were looking at her he would beat them up. He also shared that he beat a lot of boys for her. One event he shared in the interview was the fight he got into in Sheepshead, Brooklyn outside Joe’s Clam Bar.

Tony beat the guy who was a sailor and threw him off the railing and he hit the boat. He admitted he overdid it. Also, he added that he has no idea what happened to him. As for his girlfriend’s reaction, Tony said smiling, “she was hugging me and kissing me”.

But three months later, the girl got married. Tony explained, “It’s really hard for me to explain, I just went downhill from there”. According to Tony, she abandoned him when he got arrested. He said, “I used to think when I was in prison how could she have done this to me. I mean I would have died for her I would’ve stood there you going to pull a bullet in my brain you could’ve shot me from my toes to my nose I would’ve never said (unclear)”.

Tony said, “The best day of my life was the day I fell out of love with that girl”.

Then, Tony and his wife divorced. He shared, “And that’s why my kids and I are not that close. I wish I could have changed that somewhere along the line”.

However, in 2022, Tony and his children seemed they reconciled their relationship. After his death, his daughter posted a snap of two of them dancing on likely Joanne’s living room.

Tony Sirico Parents

Tony Sirico, born Genaro Anthony Sirico Jr., was the son of his parents Genaro Anthony Sirico Sr. and Marie Sirico. He was Italian-American of Sicilian Descent. His mother died on 4 December 2003. Meanwhile, his father died before his mother did.

Tony Sirico Siblings

Tony Sirico was one of the four children born to his parents. They grew up in Brooklyn, New York. His three siblings were Caroline Pannunzio, Carmine Sirico, and Rev. Father Robert Sirico.

Born on 25 October 1938, Caroline’s husband is Louis Pannunzio. They shared two children; Lynn Ann Murphy, and Christopher Pannunzio “Brandie”. She died on 1 March 2021.

Carmine worked at The New York Stock Exchange and according to his Facebook is currently based in Quito, Ecuador. His first wife died a while back. He is currently married to Fabiola Aviles.

Carmine has a daughter named Kimberly Sirico Konopka. Her husband is Michael Konopka. Based in New York, she is working as a Personal/Group Fitness Trainer at CompleteBody. She is also a Brand Ambassador At VEGA Nutrition and Fit Chic Apparel. Moreover, she owned Ridgewood Fitness Queens and Barre-Barian Fitness.

Tony’s brother Robert attended Samuel J. Tilden H.S., Catholic University of America, and English, Speech Communications, and Italian at the University of Southern California. He was the president of Acton Institute. He is currently living in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Robert paid tribute to his brother on Facebook.

Related FAQs

  • Where Was Tony Sirico Born? Where Did He Die?

Tony Sirico was born in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He died in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

  • How Old Was Tony Sirico At The Time Of His Death?

Born on 29 July 1942, he was 20 days away from celebrating his 80th birthday. So, he was 79 years old at the time of his death.

  • How Much Was Tony Sirico Net Worth?

Tony Sirico’s net worth was above $10 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

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