Anthony Blunda Obituary

Anthony J. Blunda
Anthony J. Blunda

May 5, 1936 - October 8, 2017
Born in Jersey City, NJ
Resided in Flemington, New Jersey
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Anthony “Tony” Blunda
Flemington, NJ

Anthony “Tony” Blunda, 81, of Flemington NJ, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at Hunterdon Medical Center surrounded by his wife, children, grandchildren, and remaining brothers and sister.
Born in Jersey City, NJ in 1936, Tony put himself through Saint Peter’s Prep while working in his uncle’s butcher shop. Tony entered the Air Force as an interpreter after studying Chinese at Yale University. Upon returning from military duty, he graduated from Seton Hall University. He then received his MBA from New York University and ultimately became an executive in the Loan Workout Division for Chase Manhattan Bank, where he worked for over 26 years.
Tony married his childhood sweetheart, Annette Tudisco, at the age of 24. A talented musician, Tony also played the accordion and vibes for a wedding band on weekends for several decades. He was an avid New York Yankee and Giants sports fan and was extremely passionate about music, collecting albums and attending concerts of favorite artists such as, Mel Torme, George Shearing, the Four Freshman, and Jonny Mathis.
He is preceded in death by his beloved parents, Bertha and Frank Blunda; his brother, Charles Blunda; and sisters, Frances Marino, Sarah Lucrezia, and Rose Lo Bosco.
Tony was a faithful devoted husband to his beloved wife Annette for 57 years, was a loving father to his four children, Denise, Anthony, Taresa, and Tommy (Jennifer); was a proud grandfather to his grandchildren, Devin and Tyler Joyce and Tommy, Isabella, and Olivia Blunda; his sister, Theresa Salerno (Ronnie), Joseph Blunda (Rosalie), and Frank Blunda (MaryRose); his brother-in-law, Thomas Tudisco (Priscilla), as well as a multitude of nieces and nephews, all of which he loved dearly.
Viewing will be held Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9pm at the Branchburg Funeral Home 910 US Highway 202 South, Branchburg, NJ 08876.
Funeral services will start with a prayer at 8:45am at the funeral home on Friday, October 13, 2017 followed by a 9:30am funeral liturgy at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton R.C. Church in 105 Summer Rd, Three Bridges, NJ 08887.
Committal is private.
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.




Branchburg Funeral Home
910 U.S.Highway 202 South
Branchburg, NJ US 08876
Thursday, October 12, 2017
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, October 12, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
105 Summer Rd
Three Bridges, NJ US 08887
Friday, October 13, 2017
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN USA 38105