Anthony Monaco Obituary, Death – I’d like to introduce myself; my name is Anthony Monaco. Peter “Tony” M.D., a beloved husband and father, was a transplant surgeon and scientist who was also a pioneer in the field. He was also a teacher, mentor, collaborator, and friend to many. Peter Medawar, who had served as an emeritus professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School and as an emeritus director of the division of transplantation at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre, passed away peacefully on August 22. His family was by his side when he departed. In the medical field of organ transplantation, he was a pioneering figure.
He was a pioneer in the medical and scientific realms of organ transplantation, particularly in the field of surgery. Predeceased by his beloved wife of 58 years, Mary Louise “Mary Lou”; his parents, Donato and Rose; his sister, Marie; and his brother, Daniel; he leaves his sons, Peter and his partner, Nancy of Winchester, MA, Mark and his wife, Jennifer of New York, NY, Christopher and his wife, Lisa of Belmont, MA; his daughter, Lisa of Washington, DC; his grandchildren, Nicholas, Sophia, Jessica, and Julia; his brother, Mario; and many adoring nieces and nephews. Tony was a student at Central High School, the University of Pennsylvania, and Harvard Medical School.
He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1932, and he received his education there, as well as at Harvard Medical School. He is now a member of the Central High School Hall of Fame according to the school’s decision. When Tony and Mary Lou first became acquainted with one another, they did so while working at the Massachusetts General Hospital, which was also where they first met. After after, the pair was married in the year 1960, and ultimately, they made their home in Newton, Massachusetts, where they brought up their children.