Monday, November 12th, 2007
Robert J. "Bob" DeAnthony, 81, 1506 Greenview Way, Celina, died Nov. 10, 2007, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born Feb. 2, 1926, in Dayton, to Robert P. and Theresa Giampino DeAnthony. On May 29, 1946, he married Betty Reese, who survives.
Other survivors are two sons, David (Diana), Piffard, N.Y., and Tom (Michele), Auburn, N.Y.; a daughter, Joyce (Carl) Johnson, Celina; a brother, John, Bradenton, Fla.; two sisters, Patricia McGecki and Caroline Oocinero, both of Phoenix, Ariz.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a sister, Rhea Craig; and a grandchild.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater. A U.S. Navy veteran, he also was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9289 and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 82, both of Dayton.
Services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are being handled by Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.