Obituary of Anthony R. Lee, Sr.
Anthony Richard Lee, Sr., age 73 of Derby, beloved husband of Darleen M. Artman Lee, died peacefully on May 13, 2022, at the CT Hospice, Branford, with his family by his side. Born in Roslyn, NY on February 2, 1949, he was the son of the late Charles and Elizabeth Compton Lee. Mr. Lee was the owner and operator of Tony’s Lawn Service for over 40 years, until the time of his retirement in 2014. He enjoyed the outdoors and was particularly happy when hunting and fishing. In his younger years, Mr. Lee was an avid coin collector. He parlayed his lifelong love of seafood into proficient cooking skills. In addition to his wife of 47 years, he is survived by his devoted sons, Anthony R. (Tressyn) Lee, Jr. of Oxford and Christopher M. (Alexandra) Lee of Glastonbury; a sister, Margaret Lee of Tampa, FL; and his cherished grandchildren, Austin & Greyson Lee and Delaney Lee. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his infant granddaughter, Amber Lee. Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 11:00 AM in the Wakelee Memorial Funeral Home, 167 Wakelee Avenue, Ansonia. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Shelton. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Friday morning from 9:00 to 11:00 AM, prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may be made at www.wakeleememorial.com.