Catholic 02
Official Obituary of

Anthony Michael Alberta

September 12, 1936 ~ April 2, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Anthony Alberta Obituary

Anthony Michael Alberta, age 87, of Hockessin, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 2, 2024.

He was born in Chester, PA, son of the late Michael and Josephine (Raffaele) Alberta, was a proud graduate of West Catholic High School and LaSalle College, and enjoyed a successful career in a variety of roles for General Motors.

Tony was a devout parishioner of St. John the Beloved Church; He was a past president of the athletic association, coached football for several years, and was an usher for decades. He was proud of his Italian heritage and traditions; enjoyed playing golf; and was an avid fan of Philadelphia sports, especially the LaSalle Explorers men’s basketball team. Above all else, Tony cherished the time he spent with his family.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Pat (McGoldrick) Alberta; his children, Mark (Kathleen), Greg (Kat), Lynn Whitfield (Chris), and John; his grandchildren, Michael, Katherine, Jack, and Ava; and his daughter-in-law, Kim Alberta.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:00pm on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at St. John the Beloved Church, 907 Milltown Road, Wilmington, DE 19808, where family and friends may visit beginning at 10:30am. Interment will be held privately in All Saints Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Tony’s memory to the St. John the Beloved Athletic Association, 905 Milltown Road, Wilmington, DE 19808.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Anthony Michael Alberta, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Anthony Michael Alberta?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Anthony's memory.


April 10, 2024

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
St. John the Beloved Church
907 Milltown Road, Sherwood Park
Wilmington, DE 19808

Mass of Christian Burial
April 10, 2024

12:00 PM
St. John the Beloved Church
907 Milltown Road, Sherwood Park
Wilmington, DE 19808

Interment following Mass
April 10, 2024

All Saints Cemetery
6001 Kirkwood Highway
Wilmington, DE 19808


St. John the Beloved Athletic Association
905 Milltown Road, Wilmington DE 19808


© 2024 Doherty Funeral Homes, Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility