Anthony B. Panaro

Florence: Anthony Brian "Antney" Panaro, age 26 of Florence, New Jersey, departed this life on December 22, 2020. He was born in Mount Holly and resided in Florence Township most of his life. Anthony was a 2012 graduate of Florence Township Memorial High School and furthered his education at Burlington County Community College. In his youth he participated in the Naval Sea Cadet Corps and was a member of the Hamilton Stars Cheering Squad. His kind and generous concern for the well-being of all human beings and animals was displayed as he volunteered for the Muscular Dystrophy Association MDA Summer Camp and his unwavering desire to rescue animals. One of his most gratifying experiences was rescuing his canine companion Frito. Anthony was a true gift to the people in his life and will be lovingly thought of for his fun loving and congenial qualities. His bond with his nieces and nephews enabled their lives to become better by "Uncle Anthony" just being there. He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Alvin and Susan Swain Panaro, his maternal grandfather, Donald Rodgers, paternal great uncle, Tony Perino and paternal uncle, Richard Chiemingo. Anthony is survived by his parents, Patty Lane Panaro and Brian K. Panaro, his siblings, Daniel Havens Jr. and Shannon Havens, David Havens and Natalie Harris and Joseph V. Havens and fiancĂ© Brandi Garten, maternal grandmother, Anne Rodgers, maternal grandfather, George J. Lane and Judy Young, his nieces and nephews, Angel, Julianna, Daniel, Gabriella, Emily, Emma, Taylor, Owen, Scarlett and Mason and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services will be held Friday 10:00 AM at Koschek and Porter Funeral Directors, 1115 Hornberger Avenue, Roebling. Friends may call Thursday from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Interment will be in Holy Assumption Cemetery, Roebling. Social distancing and gathering restrictions will be in effect. All visitors will be required to wear a facial covering and immediately return to their vehicles and leave the premises to allow for additional visitors to pay their final respects. Anthony's family is grateful for everyone's cooperation. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the Burlington County Animal Shelter, 35 Academy Dr., Westampton, NJ 08060. Condolences may be sent to