Anthony, Louis J. Jr., 89, of Wheeling, WV passed away at home Thursday, August 24, 2017.
He was born on Dec. 10, 1927 in Wheeling the son of the late Louis and Mary Ann (Garbo) Anthony. He was a devoted Catholic and a member of St. Michael Parish Wheeling, a veteran of the U.S. Marines serving from 1946-1948. He was a 1946 graduate of Linsly Military Institute. Louis was Owner/Operator of Anthony’s Wholesale Produce which was established by his father in 1918 where he then retired in 1984. He was a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus, a member of Saints and Sinners, a member of the Moundsville Golf Club and the Moundsville Country Club.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his oldest son, Mark Louis Anthony (2016) and brother, Samuel J. Anthony (2000).
Surviving is his loving wife of 67 years, Nancy Moczek Anthony and his 5 children; Marianne Anthony, Michael J. (Diane) Anthony, Mitchell J. Anthony, Melanie K. Anthony and Melissa J. Anthony; 10 Grandchildren, Stacy (Tanner) Russell, Nicholas and Eric Anthony, Isaac, Hannah, Liam and Rowan Anthony and Madison, Anthony “Chance”, Mitchell “Gage” Siebieda; 3 Great-grandchildren, Rylin and Kamden Russell and Mia Anthony. His sister-in-law Joan Anthony; special cousins, John (Jane) Anthony and Wanda Anthony-Ross, as well as many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Saturday, August 26 from 10–11:30 am, with military services at 11:30 am, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St. Wheeling. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at noon at the Cathedral of St. Joseph Wheeling with Msgr. Kevin Quirk as celebrant.
The family would like to thank his special caregiver, Eliane Valadon, as well as Valley Hospice for the care and support they provided.
Memorial contributions Valley Hospice, Liza’s Place, 308 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling or by clicking here.
Condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhome.com.