Obituary

Tony G. Anthony
Tony G. Anthony

July 23, 1924 - April 2, 2017
Born in Peabody, MA
Resided in Amherst, NY
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ANTHONY – Tony G.
April 2, 2017, at age 92, beloved husband of Elizabeth J. (nee Johnson); devoted father of Pamela (Hugh Altman) Anthony and David (Susan) Anthony; loving grandfather of Meredith, Sam, Gordon, Jack and Peter; dear brother of the late Kaye Engilis and Mary Manos; also survived by nieces and nephews. The family will be present to receive friends Tuesday from 4-7 PM at the (Delaware Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1132 Delaware Ave. (near W. Ferry St.), where a Trisagion Service will be held at 6:00 PM. A Funeral Liturgy will be held Wednesday at 10 AM at The Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, (Delaware & W. Utica), Buffalo. Please assemble at church. Interment to follow at Elmlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of WNY, 2805 Wehrle Dr., Suite #6, Williamsville, NY 14221. Share condolences at www.AMIGONE.com

July 23, 1924 - April 2, 2017

Tony G. Anthony, retired vice president for S.M. Flickinger Inc. and a World War II veteran, died April 2 after becoming ill while visiting family in Atlanta. He was 92.

Born in Marblehead, Mass., Mr. Anthony moved to Buffalo with his family as a child. He graduated in 1942 from Technical High School. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was commissioned a lieutenant, junior grade, and assigned to the Amphibious Pacific Forces in the Asiatic Theatre. After his discharge he graduated from Dartmouth College in 1946.

Mr. Anthony joined Flickinger. the wholesale grocery company, in 1954 and was named vice president in charge of perishable operations in the company's institutional frozen foods and dairy produce departments in 1959. He also was instrumental in product development.

After retiring from the Flickinger n 1983 he served as president of R.K.R. Dial-a-Phone and also was active in sales for Woodhill Capital, a Williamsville leasing company.

He served as a trustee on the board of Dominion Mortgage Realty and Trust and as a director for Bradens Inc., a specialty gourmet business in Amherst.

Active in skiing, tennis and squash, he was a longtime member of Buffalo Tennis and Squash Club.

His wife of 62 years, the former Elizabeth Johnson, said her husband for years was tasked to interview prospective students at Dartmouth.

Survivors also include a daughter, Pam Altman; a son, David; and five grandchildren.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, Delaware Avenue and West Utica Street.

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Visitation
Delaware Chapel
1132 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY US 14209
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
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Service
Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Annunciation
146 West Utica Street
Buffalo, NY US 14222
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
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Cemetery
Elmlawn Cemetery
3939 Delaware Ave.
Kenmore, NY US 14217
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Charities

Alzheimer's Association of WNY
2805 Wehrle Drive, Ste. 6
Williamsville, NY 14221
If desired memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of WNY. To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.