Remembered as being devoted to his country, family and community, World War II veteran Joseph Anthony “Tony” Cecconi died Monday. He was 91. Cecconi, from Springfield, entered the Navy on Aug. 18, 1943. He was just 17 at the time. His service took him across the world, with ports that included Scotland, England, France, Isle of Man, San Francisco, Japan and others. He died following a battle with stomach cancer.