Anthony V. Marino, Legendary and Beloved Executive With Marine Repair Services Container Maintenance Corporation, Passes Away at 59; Services This Week In Manhattan, New York and Charleston, South Carolina
(August 8, 2021) Anthony Vincent Marino, who for decades, owned and operated Marine Repair Services Container Maintenance Corporation with his brother Vincent Marino, passed away on Friday August 6, 2021 at the age of 59.
Beloved by both the International Longshoremen’s Association, whose hundreds of members worked for his companies, and by carriers and shippers, Anthony will be remembered as much for his astute business knowledge as for his legendary charitable work and generosity.
“The International Longshoremen’s Association mourns the passing of Anthony Marino,” said ILA President Harold Daggett. “Like many of us, Anthony grew up in this industry and earned the respect and admiration of both labor and management. He honored his father’s memory by continuing to build Marine Repair Services Container Maintenance Corporation with his brother, Vincent, and I am proud to have called him my friend.”
The Marino family issued the following memorial announcement, including information on Services in Manhattan, New York and South Carolina, plus information about Memorial donations.
It is with great sadness that the family of Anthony Vincent Marino announce his passing. Anthony entered into eternal rest Friday, August 6, 2021 at the age of 59. He was born October 23, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, a son of the late Vincent Edward Marino and Elaine Lacqua Marino. He was wrestling state champ in unlimited weight class in his senior year at Xaverian High School. He attended New York University and was the Executive Vice President at Marine Repair Services and Container Maintenance Corporation, the company founded by his father in 1971. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend.
Survivors include his wife, Diana Victoria Lopez; his daughter, Raquel Elaina, his mother, Elaine, his brother, Vincent James, Pamela Smith Witt, honorary brother, Barry Rohrssen, Dr. Aida Marina Lopez. He will be missed immensely and eternally by all who knew and loved him, including, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Visitation services will be held on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 from 2-6 pm followed by a prayer service 6-7 pm at Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel, 1076 Madison Avenue (81st Street), New York City.
In addition, services in South Carolina are as follows:
Visitation on Friday, August 13, 2021, from 5-7 pm at James A. McAlister Funeral Home, 1620 Savannah Highway, Charleston, South Carolina
Catholic Funeral Mass will be celebrated, Saturday, August 14, 2021, 2 pm, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 888 King Street, Charleston, South Carolina
The Rite of Committal and burial will follow at Magnolia Cemetery, 70 Cunnington Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina
Memorial donations for Anthony may be made to:
La Scuola d’Italia, 12 East 96th Street, NYC 10128
Church of St. Jean Baptiste
184 East 76th Street, NYC 10021