Antonio F. Doganiero
On July 9, 2021, age 93, of Mt. Laurel, NJ; Beloved husband of Rita (nee Quick); Loving father of Geneva Standiford (Steven), Gilda Smoll (Mark) and Antonio F. Doganiero (Mary Lee); Cherished grandfather of Caitlyn, Antonio, Leona and Gia; Dear brother of Robert and Enrico Doganiero, Uncle of many nieces and nephews, and Dear Friend to many.
Antonio was born in Camden, NJ on December 29, 1927 and raised there with his five brothers (Frank, Ben, Doc, Robert, and Enrico) and two sisters (Carmela and Anna). As an all-state halfback for the Camden High School football team in the 1940s, he attended Rutgers University in New Brunswick where he joined the historically black fraternity Omega Psi Phi. After starting law school at Temple University, Antonio proudly served in the Counter Intelligence Corps during the Korean War. He completed his law degree at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia and worked as an attorney in South Jersey for more than 45 years, while raising his family in Haddonfield. Above all, Antonio was known for his bold and engaging spirit and love of family, friends, food, new experiences, and the simple pleasures in life.
A gathering to remember and celebrate Antonio’s life will be announced at a later date. Memorial donations in honor of Antonio may be made to Samaritan Hospice, Samaritan Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 71425, Philadelphia, PA 191761425, www.SamaritanNJ.org