Anthony Peter Rubino, a Baltimore County real estate developer and decorated World War II Navy air veteran, died Nov. 18 at Lorien Mays Chapel of complications from Parkinson’s and heart disease. The Towson resident was 95.
Born in New York City, he was the son of Vito Rubino and his wife, Mary Pietro.
He was a 1940 graduate of New Utrecht High School in Brooklyn. During World War II he enlisted in the Navy and was commissioned as an ensign.
In 1945 he joined a torpedo bomber squadron based on the aircraft carrier USS Belleau Wood in the Pacific. Piloting an Avenger aircraft, Mr. Rubino flew combat missions in Japan over the Yokosuka and Kure naval bases, targeting...