Anthony R. Giorgio, MD, of Somerdale, passed away peacefully on June 9, 2021. Age 74.
Beloved husband of Susanne (nee Kozich). Father of Nicole Weyermann (Thomas) and Anthony Giorgio (Patricia). Loving Pop-Pop to Tristan and Makenna Weyermann, and Alessandra and Keira Giorgio. Predeceased by his parents Anthony and Mae Giorgio, and brother Nicholas. Step brother to Michael Bonner (Kim) and Joan Giorgio. Also survived by several loving nieces and nephews.
Tony grew up in Philadelphia and graduated from Bishop McDevitt, Lasalle University and Temple Medical School. Tony's love, laughter, knowledge and zest for life will be missed by many.
There will be a visitation from 7pm to 9pm on Monday, June 14 at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE.
Memorial Mass 11am on Tuesday, June 15 at Our Lady of Hope Parish, St. Agnes RC Church.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Tony's memory to the American Cancer Society, 1851 Old Cuthbert Road, Cherry Hill NJ, 08034 (www.cancer.org).
Runnemede, NJ 08078
Blackwood, NJ 08012
I worked with Tony at TeamHealth. I had only met Tony a couple times in person but that was more than enough to see his joyful spirit and humor shine through. He joyfully shared his wisdom and knowledge with all those that cared to listen. He will be missed. Sending prayers and love to his family.
I worked with Tony at Teamhealth, mostly via long distance. His personality, however, was always joyfully conveyed in person or not. His humor and spirit were always present. I’m the relatively short time I knew Tony, he passed on wisdom, knowledge, and humor. Praying for peace for his family.
My first job out of Residency was with Tony. He helped further my career when I was still young, even though it meant me leaving the practice for an upward move. In the early days when I was in a difficult spot, I always asked myself "What would Tony do?".
Even now, I still ask myself the same question when in a difficult spot.It has served me well.
Even though we never worked side-by -side again, we remained close friends.
Tony and Sue were always so welcoming to Jeannine and me. He will be sorely missed and we wish our Sincere Condolences to Sue, Nichole and Tony, Jr, as well as the Grandchildren, and anyone else I've missed.
Bill and Jeannine Paterson
As we mourn Tony’s passing, we also acknowledge his service to this country.
After graduating from Temple with his medical degree, he entered active service in the US NAVY.
He attained the rank of Lieutenant Commander.
A Fellow Veteran.
I am so sorry to hear of Tony's passing! My condolences to you and all the family. It was wonderful working with him as a registered nurse in the operating room. My fondest memory was going with him to a five star restaurant in Philadelphia when I passed the CNOR exam. Tony took me and Marianne Frederick because he was so proud of our accomplishment. He will be sorely missed!
We have had the good fortune of being Tony and Sue’s neighbors since 4-86. We became friends and Tony became the “go-to” guy for solutions to electrical problems, general advice, etc. He and Sue eventually became the “snow removal team”. Just some of the examples of their giving nature.
To me the best example of Tony’s selflessness occurred on 10-3-2019.
It was about 10:30pm when my wife, Maru, noticed I was showing stroke symptoms. Scared, she called Tony, who then called 9-1-1. When the EMTs arrived ---- there, in the background, was Tony’s comforting presence.
He drove Maru to the hospital and was in the ER when I was logged in at 12:03am.
Tony was there when they wheeled me away to the OR to bust the clot and remove its remnants. When I returned, hours later, Tony was still there with Maru. It was past 3am.
When he was finally assured that I was well on my way to full recovery, he left. It was close to 4am.
It was a horrific ordeal for us. It was a time when survival and the return to normalcy, were uncertain.
Maru and I will be forever grateful for the comfort his presence provided.
Tony was a man with a truly generous nature. He was our friend! He will be sorely missed.
Maru and Dick
Because Tony shared in my life, I share in your loss. Tony leaves us with memories to last a lifetime. Mrs. Barbara Ann Hawk R.N., CNOR(E)
We are so sorry for your family’s loss Sue! Tony and you were a great couple that Jack and I were so privileged to get to know! Know that you have the love and support of your family and friends encircling you now at this time. Love; Louise & Jack Heritage
Tony was a mentor and a friend. He hired me out of residency, mentored me as a young anesthesiologist and as a leader. His medical skills and knowledge, compassion for his patients, and ability to educate others serve as a lasting legacy
All my best for the family
Our warmest condolences go out to the Giorgio Family. From Robin Holmes, Marie Brickley Raab, Charlene Jennings Fenster, and Susan Wienand.A New Sunrise Spray was purchased for the family of Anthony R. Giorgio, MD by Tribute Store.
Very sorry for your loss. You and Tony were such a great couple, always a pleasure to be in your combined presence. The whole team is saddened.
Wishing you peace.Memorial Tree was purchased for the family of Anthony R. Giorgio, MD by Andy Friel.
A good friend, an honorable colleague, a great physician
Sue and Family, our prayers and thoughts are with you. We are so sorry for your loss.
Brad and Carla
Sue and family - We extend our deepest condolences and prayers to you all on Tonys passing. He was a great man and a great physician!Blue Caribbean was purchased for the family of Anthony R. Giorgio, MD by Dr. James George and at family. A tree was also planted in memory of Anthony R. Giorgio, MD