Anthony J.S. Makepeace, born June 27,1940 in Coventry, England, passed away on March 20, 2023. Anthony passed in peace surrounded by loved ones in Mendon, NY. Anthony is survived by his wife Eileen, daughter Debbie (Dave), son Steve (Katrina), and his two grandsons, Sean and Nathan.
A devoted husband, father, and grandfather, Anthony emigrated from Europe to the United States with Eileen in 1964. Anthony dedicated his professional life of over 40 years to a career as a Machine Tool Engineer. As a youth, he found joy in riding horses, and eventually motorbikes. Anthony would later develop a true lifelong passion for motor racing, specifically Formula One, to which he was an avid fan and viewer. Anthony had even participated at a driving school held at the Watkins Glen race course. Among his other interests were traveling, carpentry, and a strong love for animals. Anthony is survived by his dog, Patrick, whom he had loved and adored for the past 11 years.
Anthony was a well respected man throughout his community, and was deeply loved by family and friends alike. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association on Anthony’s behalf.