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John Anthony Obituary

John Charles Anthony

John Charles "Jack" Anthony, 91 years old, passed away in the UVA Medical Center, Friday, June 27, 2008.

Mr. Anthony was born June 11, 1917 in Claysville, Penn-sylvania to Charles Anthony and Lulu Pearl Anthony; served his country during World War II in the U.S. Navy and the Coast Guard Vol-unteer Port Security; was a member of the American Legion Post 330, the Sons of the American Revolution, the National Genealogy Assoc-iation, the Silver Seniors Group of Culpeper and a former leader in the Boy Scouts.

Surviving Mr. Anthony is his wife, Cornelia "Connie" Taylor Anthony, of Culpeper, Virginia; his children, Charles Thomas Anthony, of Manassas Park, Virginia, Julia Taylor Anthony, of Glen Field, New York and Elizabeth Anthony Wright and her husband, Timothy, of Manassas, Virginia; his grandchildren, Timothy and Jillian Wright, of Manassas, Virginia; his niece and nephew, Linda Fisher, of Kenmore, New York and Dr. Jack Fisher and his wife, Patricia, of California. His parents and his sister Catherine A. Fisher precede Mr. Anthony in death.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 2, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Clore-English Funeral Home, 11190 James Monroe Highway, Culpeper, Virginia with Dr. Glendora B. Taylor conducting the service. Interment will be in the Culpeper National Cemetery, 501 East Chandler Street, Culpeper, Virginia 22701 with military honors provided by the American Legion Post 330 and V.F.W. Post 2524 Honor Guards. The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 1, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Clore-English Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sons of the American Revolution or to the National Federation for the Blind, 1800 Johnson Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21230. Condolences may be given at clore-english.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Clore-English Funeral Home.

This obituary was originally published in the Culpeper StarExponent.
Published online on 6/30/2008 courtesy of The Culpeper StarExponent.