Antonio D. “Tony” Rado

Businessman and Owner of Exotic Cars

Antonio D. “Tony” Rado, age 75, of Orangeville, died on July 7, 2022, after courageously battling cancer for the last few years. His wife Lucy M. (Fenstermacher) Rado, was by his side comforting him.

He was born on February 2, 1947 and raised in Berwick. Tony was a 1964 graduate of the Berwick Area Senior High School and continued his education at Columbia Preparatory School 1964-1965. He went on to Lea College on Lake Chapeau, Minnesota and graduated in 1970. Upon graduation, he started his career that lasted for 50 years in Mechanical Construction and become a very successful Businessman/Owner of Rado Enterprises, Inc., which he sold in 2002. His last business adventure was a partnership he held in Benell, Inc., retiring in 2022.

Tony had numerous interests including, researching exotic cars and the excitement of deciding what would be the next one he would purchase. He also enjoyed fishing and traveling to different countries where he would fish with friends. Tony liked watching the stock market every day, playing scratch lottery cards, and having a good cigar with family and friends. 

The sound of his deep laughter will be remembered by many. He loved to tell jokes and would like the memory of him to be of happy and laughing times.

In addition to Tony’s wife Lucy, in whose heart he will live forever, he is also survived by his son, Robert A. Rado and wife Jessica of Bensalem, PA; stepdaughter, Jodie A. (Davis) Viti and husband Pete, Edge Water, MD; two step grandchildren Austin and Halie. He also leaves behind Miss Kitty, Tony’s loyal cat who will miss the time he spent with her watching TV in the Man Cave.

Previous to his death a year ago, Tony lost “Tipper”, a pet deer which he raised from a week old, who he bottle-fed and spent many hours spoiling every day. His goat “Ivy”, passed away as well in that same year. The loss of these pets was very difficult for Tony.

At Tony’s request, there will be no services. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Heller Funeral Home, 633 East Third Street, Nescopeck, PA.

Memorial contributions may be made to ARC Animal Resource Center, P.O. Box 439, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, the American Cancer Society, or to the Diabetes Association.

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