Anthony P. Cerilli, 86, of Monaca, passed away on Friday, November 14, 2014, in Beaver, PA.Born July 27, 1928, in Aliquippa, PA, Anthony was the son of Domenico and Ada Cerilli. Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Jane; four sons and daughters-in-law, Richard A. Cerilli (Raquel), Aliquippa, PA, Domenic ‘Michael’ Cerilli, (Carol), New Brighton, PA, David K. Cerilli (Wendy), Greenwich, NY, and John M. Cerilli (Debbie), Pittsburgh, PA; a daughter, Camille A. Stevenson (Joseph), Hopewell, PA; seven grandchildren, Brian (Sara), Scott (Rebecca), Matthew, Aylesa, Nicole, Anthony, and Kaitlyn, and four great-grandchildren, Emily, Gavin, Domenick, and Alaina; a sister Doris Sellari and her husband, Fiorino, in Florida, formerly of Aliquippa; a nephew, Robert (Bonnie) Sellari in Florida; a niece, Linda (Dick) Allen, along with special friends, Judy and Art Bender of Monaca and two cats, Elvis (Rambo) and Angel.Anthony was a veteran of the Korean War, 1st Lieutenant U.S.A.R. Infantry, retired where he received the following citations: National Defense Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, and Service Medal with one Bronze Star. He received his BS degree from West Virginia University, his Master’s degree, Secondary School Principal’s certificate, and Permanent Secondary School Certificate from the University of Pittsburgh, as well as a Letter of Eligibility for School Superintendent from Akron University. He served as a teacher in Monaca school district where he taught Plane Geometry, Business Math, Science, Social Studies, and Physical Education. He served as a teacher in the Aliquippa School District where he taught General Science, Physical Science, Biology and Driver Training. Anthony served as Principal and Superintendent of the Monaca School District and Superintendent of the Aliquippa School District.Anthony is past president of the Aliquippa Education Association, Monaca Lions Club, Beaver County School Administrators, and is a life member of Pennsylvania Education Association, National Education Association, Monaca Sons of Italy, Monaca American Legion, and Monaca Turners. He was a member of the following professional organizations: National Association of Secondary Principals, Secondary Association of Secondary School Principals, Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators, American Association of School Administrators, and an Associate Member of Pennsylvania School Board Association.Anthony also served as the Monaca Recreation Director, Manager of the Monaca Borough Swimming Pool, and from 1943-1957 at J & L Steel as a carpenter, tin mill laborer, lab technician, electrolytic line # 2, seamless tube pipe inspector, and central repair shop laborer.Anthony and his wife, Jane, were avid travelers who visited many European countries, Canada, Mexico, and many sites in the United States.Friends will be received Sunday from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca, where prayers will be offered Monday at 9:30 a.m. followed by a mass of Christian burial 10 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Monaca. Rev. Fr. Michael Ruffalo will be the celebrant.Entombment will follow in Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum, Hopewell Township.Full military honors will be provided by the Beaver County Special Unit at 11 a.m. at the cemetery.The family would like to thank Dr. and Mrs. Robert Knapp for their care and friendship. In addition, gratitude is extended to Heritage Valley Beaver, HealthSouth Sewickley, and Kindred Hospital staffs for their kind attention.The family has suggested memorial contributions may be made to Beaver County Humane Society, 3394 Brodhead Road, Monaca, PA 15061.To share online condolences, get directions and other information, please visit simpsonfuneralhome.com.