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Donald R Anthony

May 10, 1935 ~ January 21, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Donald Anthony Obituary

Donald R. “Ducky”  Anthony, 88 years of age, and a lifetime resident of Amherst, passed away Sunday, January 21, 2024 at O'Neill Healthcare Bay Village, following a one year illness.

He was born May 10, 1935, in Amherst, Ohio. Donald was a graduate of Amherst Central High School with the class of 1953. 

He was employed at Nordson Corporation in Amherst for over thirty-five years, retiring from the maintenance department.  Donald was a lifetime member of St. Joseph Catholic Church where he was baptized and served as an usher. At a young age, he had a love for hunting, especially trapping for mink and fox and fishing which he continued to do into his 70’s. In his later years, he learned to cook, supporting his wife and his claim to fame was his banana bread.

Survivors include his daughter Rose Anne (Paul) Stauder; his grandson, Joseph Stauder and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-two years, Adeline Anthony (nee: Ricco) on June 24, 2019; his siblings, Gerald Anthony, Clifford Anthony and Virginia Gallagher; his parents David and Mabel Anthony (nee: Bungart); and many half brothers and sisters.

Friends may call Friday, January 26, 2024, from 6-9 p.m. at the Hempel Funeral Home, Amherst.   Closing Prayers will be held on Saturday at 9:00 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 200 St. Joseph Drive, Amherst.  The Rev. Timothy O’Connor, pastor will officiate. Rebroadcasting of services will be available at www.hempelfuneralhome.com. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Amherst.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Friendship Animal Protective League, 8303 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, Ohio 44035 or St. Joseph Catholic Church, 200 St. Joseph Drive, Amherst, Ohio 44001.

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