Antonio J. "Bucky" DiCandia, Sr., 82, of Barnegat passed Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at home surrounded by his loving family, following an eight month illness to cancer. Born in Cedar Grove, he is a US Army veteran of the Korean War. He resided in Parsippany 52 years before moving to Barnegat in 2001. He was employed at Greystone Park, NJ for 41 years. He was a member of the VFW Post 10184, Parsippany and American Legion Post 232, Barnegat.
Predeceased by his parents, a brother, Matteo and a sister, Angelina Olsen he is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years, Eleanor J. (Mullin); loving son, Antonio, Jr. and wife Carol; three precious grandsons, Michael, Robert and Bryan; two sisters, Mary Cruce, Etta Nicholson; many nieces and nephews. His grandsons were the light of his life, rarely missing their many sporting events.
Viewing Thursday, 2-4 & 7-9 PM at Barnegat Funeral Home, 841 W. Bay Ave., Barnegat. Mass offered Friday 10 Am at St. Mary's Church, Barnegat. Interment Gate Of Heaven Cem., East Hanover.