Anthony Paul Grande

January 3, 1994 - June 11, 2017
Anthony Paul Grande

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Grande, Anthony Paul “Tony”, 23, of Bradenton, passed away suddenly on June 11, 2017. Tony was born on January 3, 1994 in Dunedin, Florida to his parents, Paul and Cherie (Pennino) Grande. Tony made a living with his exceptional talent in sales. He was a big sports fan and loved to cheer on the Philadelphia Eagles, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Tampa Bay Rays. Tony was extremely outgoing and had a smile that could light up a room. He helped to make everyone he met happy and will be deeply missed by all those who knew him. Tony loved all kinds of music and driving around in his Lincoln Town Car with custom made rims.

Tony is survived by his loving parents, Paul and Cherie Grande; brothers, Alexander and Nicholas Grande; and his dog, Pappa Bear or “Beast”. A funeral service is to take place in Tony’s honor on Friday, June 16, 2017 at 11 am at the Michels and Lundquist funeral home, located at 5228 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey, Florida 34652. The family will also be hosting a reception in the funeral home lounge following the service.


Friday, June 16, 2017
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home - Directions
5228 Trouble Creek Road
New Port Richey, FL 34652

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  • June 16, 2017
    Joel Marme says:
    Tony, your BIGGER THAN LIFE personality and ability to find the brightest light in the darkest places of life has inspired me to find a confidence in myself that I've never known... Your contagious smile and empathetic nature will continue to help provide the light for me in these dark times. I will miss you dearly but will continue to keep in touch with you through my prayers. God bless you and your family. Thank you for believing in me and showing me that I am capable of success and happiness... I know you have touched many hearts and you will continue to inspire many lives.Love you, bro

  • February 03, 2019
    McKaila Orlando Aguiar says:
    To infinity and beyond. And beyond infinity

  • February 03, 2019
    McKaila Orlando Aguiar says:
    Still missing you. Always, forever and beyond infinity. Always. Love you Tony. Always.

  • July 21, 2017
    John Beyer says:
    Sorry for your loss, to young, to soon. Wyoming John

  • June 20, 2017
    McKaila says:
    I'll always love you. To infinity and beyond. And beyond that... it's not the same saying your part. I miss you. Ill see you again, just make sure you save a spot for me up there ok?

  • June 17, 2017
    Joe & Judy Blaney says:
    Our sincere condolences on the loss of your son. May you find peace in knowing he is at rest.

  • June 16, 2017
    The Sherman Family says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Tony was a great kid and we remember him fondly from back in the day! Our hearts break for you. Much love to you all.

  • June 16, 2017
    Ken Kruse says:
    Great kid...enjoyed knowing Tony during his youth football years. He worked hard, held the line and always had a smile, even when running laps at practice. Blessings to you and your family "Big Tony"

  • June 16, 2017
    Ryan shams says:
    I remember watching scary movie 1 2 and 3 all in one night just busting up laughing . rest easy Tony your very loved brother

  • June 16, 2017
    Cassie Gaete says:
    I haven't heard your name in a while and this isn't the way I would of wanted to, but you're resting peacefully now and radiating your spirit down upon us like you always did when you were around. You were always a bright soul, and your memories will always carry on through your family/friends and peers. Sending warm condolences to your family during this time of mourning. Rest easy bro.

  • June 13, 2017
    Julie "Hoolie" says:
    Tony, you were a very special, one of a kind young man, your smile always helped me on my down days, are talks will ALWAYS be with me, go fly with the angels, tell my mom hi for me, I will forever remember you my friend...

  • June 16, 2017
    Christian Sullivan says:
    You were an amazing person Tony. I remember you always wore sports jerseys to school and one year you made it a goal to wear a sports related shirt/jersey every single day for that school year. May you rest in peace and you always be remembered. Miss you man.

  • June 16, 2017
    Rhonda (former dental hygienist) says:
    Hugs and prayers to you all during this very difficult time.

  • June 15, 2017
    Heather M. Murphy says:
    Tony, you gave the best hugs ever! I will miss them and your beautiful smile too. May God wrap His loving arms around you and may you rest in peace until we meet again one day. My love goes out to my entire Grande family, especially Paul, Cherie, Nicky and Alex. My thoughts and prayers are with you. xo

  • June 14, 2017
    The Conaty Family says:
    Our deepest condolences to the family, always in our thoughts and prayers.

  • June 13, 2017
    Thanasi, Stavria, Elias and Anna says:
    Sending you all love and prayers. Hold dearly to all the beautiful memories you have as a family. May Tony's memory be eternal.

  • June 13, 2017
    Nick & Sisan says:
    You were truly loved , and you will be truly missed

  • June 13, 2017
    Aunt Jo, Colette, Anthony, Jo Chris and Nichole Carbone & Maria, Nick & Milazzo Family says:
    Always in our thoughts, always in our prayers. We will miss you Tony! God Bless you always.

  • June 13, 2017
    Gladys Fernandez says:
    My you rip, my condolences to all your loved ones!!!!!!!