Friends mourn death of Rockford bar owner Anthony Angileri

Flowers and candles are left outside The Victory Tap on Monday, May 2, 2022, in Rockford. Friends say the co-owner of the bar, Anthony Angileri, was shot to death Saturday night. A sign on the door tells patrons that the bar is closed until further notice.

ROCKFORD — Anthony “Tony” Angileri was a bar proprietor, a black belt in karate, a karaoke singer and a drummer.

His finest attribute, nevertheless, might have been his means to sit and listen and go out of his way for other folks, earning many mates in the course of action.

All those good friends took to social media in new times to express their sorrow and shock more than his unexpected demise.

The 42-yr-aged co-operator of the Victory Tap, a bar and cafe at 2315 Harrison Ave., was fatally shot late Saturday evening at his Lapey Avenue home.

Witnesses explained to police an adult male shot into the household and fled on foot. No arrest has been made.

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Jeremy Van Barriger of Rockford named Angileri his ideal buddy.

“I truly skip him,” Van Barriger mentioned.

“Tony was constantly there for individuals. He experienced a large coronary heart. He was generally serving to any person out in require.” 

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