BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – Dr. Anthony L. Brittis of Bronxville, died on Friday, May 29. He was 92.
Brittis was born on Feb. 1, 1923, in Yonkers to Nicola and Maria Brittis.
He graduated from the New York University College of Medicine in 1948.
He entered the Army Medical Corps and served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, retiring as a colonel in 1970. He practiced neurosurgery in Bronxville and Yonkers until his 2008 retirement.
Brittis earned medals and commendations for his service, including the Legion of Merit, the National Defense Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, the United Nations Service Medal, the Army of Occupation Medal (Japan), the Korean Service Medal, and the Army Commendation Medal.
He is survived by his wife, Marianna; two children, Sarajane Brittis and Dr. Perry Brittis; brothers Drs. Dante and Robert Brittis and their wives, Dr. Nance Brittis and Mary Brittis, and sister-in-law Catherine Brittis.
He was predeceased by his brothers, Dr. Nicholas and John Brittis.
Visiting hours will be at the Fred H. McGrath & Son Funeral Home in Bronxville on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at St. Joseph's Church in Bronxville on Thursday at 10:45 a.m.
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