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Anthony S. D'Anna

Anthony S. D'Anna

Anthony S. D'Anna, a retired Mars Super Markets Inc. executive and World War II veteran, died Wednesday of complications from a stroke at Symphony Manor assisted-living facility in Roland Park.

The longtime Timonium resident was 85.

The son of an Italian immigrant and a homemaker, Anthony Settimo D'Anna was born in Baltimore and raised on Mulberry Street.

After graduating from Calvert Hall College High School in 1944, Mr. D'Anna enlisted in the Army and served in Europe with the 63rd Infantry Division. He attained the rank of private, and his decorations included a Bronze Star for exemplary military service.

In 1943, Mr. D'Anna's brother, Joseph D' Anna,...