Anthony “Tony” Stefancic Jr., 89 of West Alexander formerly of Chicago and Oakdale died Thursday-September 1, 2016 at Transitions Healthcare Washington. He was born October 14, 1926 in Oakdale the son of the late Anthony and Mary Tomazien Stefancic. Mr Stefancic worked as an electronic engineer. He designed the boards for organs for the Lowry Organ Company. He loved to collect bottles, make model airplanes, remodel homes, tinker, play golf and watch war movies. He also enjoyed watching the Steelers. He was a war memorabilia and history enthusiast and had a love for animals, especially his dog “Our Pal Prince”. Most of all, Tony enjoyed entertaining friends, family and blessed neighbors around his custom-built home bars.
From 1945 to 1946 during World War II Tony served in the United States Army with the 226th Military Police Company, receiving the Good Conduct Medal, the Army Occupation Medal (Japan), the Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon, and the World War II Victory Ribbon. He was a member of the SNPJ and donated to World War II organizations.
Surviving is his wife of 65 years; Eleanore J. Stefancic, a son; David Stefancic, a niece; Susan, nephews; Jay, Jeffery, Mark, Norm, Paul and Donald. A sister-in-law; Dolores Cox also survives.
Mr. Stefancic was preceded in death by two sisters; Cecilia (James) Falconer and Jennie (Victor) Raspat.
Friends will be received on Tuesday-September 6, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home Inc., Wilson at East Katherine Avenues, Washington, S. Timothy Warco, Supervisor/Director, Susan Falvo Warco, Director, S. Timothy Warco II, Director. A blessing service will be held on Wednesday-September 7, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Imperial Cemetery (aka Valley Cemetery), 237 Main St. Imperial Pa. 15126, Findlay Township, Allegheny County. Full military rites will be accorded by the American Legion Edwin Scott Linton Post # 175 and the United States Army. Memorial contributions can be made to any World War II memorial fund. Online condolences may be expressed at www.WarcoFalvoFuneralHome.com