Anthony Vincent Townsend

Anthony Vincent Townsend, 92, of Plainsboro died Monday, April 18, 2022 at Merwick Care and Rehab Center of Plainsboro. Born in Shrevport, LA, he resided most of his life in Trenton, NJ. Mr. Townsend proudly served our country in the United States Army, Air Force, and Navy. He was a three war veteran serving during World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He was an amateur golden gloves boxer, and trained with Jersey Joe Wolcott.


Husband of the late Florence Catherine (Reed) Townsend, brother of the late Sherwood Townsend, Joseph Townsend and Rita, he is survived by a son and daughter in law Anthony V. and Sharon Townsend, II, 2 daughters Tammy Townsend, Pamalli Prather, a sister Emma Norman, 6 grandchildren Marc Foxhall, Vincent Townsend, Miguel DeJesus, Lizbeth DeJesus, Jarius Prather, Amanda Steckel and 4 great grandchildren.