Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

January 10, 2013

Anthony J. "Tony" Nicosia

Medford — Anthony J. "Tony" Nicosia of Medford, died peacefully on Wednesday evening, January 2, 2013, surrounded by his beloved family at Elizabeth Evarts de Rahm Hospice in Cambridge.

Tony passed after a courageous 20 month battle with cancer. A graduate of Phillips Andover Academy, Tony attended Yale University. For the past 15 years he was employed at the law offices of Hinckley Allen and Synder LLP in Boston.

Tony is survived by his partner, Louis Smits of Medford; his mother, Claire Bourassa Nicosia of Medford, formerly of North Andover; his sister, Ann Marie Nicosia and her husband, Jeffrey Greenleaf of Merrimack, N.H.; his sister, Denise Daub and husband, Dave of Commerce, Texas and his lifelong friend, Mariann Driscoll of North Andover. Tony is also survived by beloved aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, godchildren, grandnieces and grandnephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Paul Church, Bow and Arrow Streets, Cambridge, Monday, January 7, at 12:10 p.m. Relatives and friends are most welcome to attend. Visiting hours will be held in the Beals-Geake-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 29 Governors Avenue, Medford, Sunday, January 6, from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment will be private. For additional information, please visit,