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Anthony Ninos Obituary
Anthony Ninos

Cocoa, FL

Anthony Ninos, 95, passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014 at his residence, predeceased by wife of over 57 years, Georgia Ninos (Georgas).

Tony was born February 7, 1919 in Lockport, New York to Nicholas and Bessie Ninos. He graduated from Alfred University in Alfred New York with a degree in ceramic engineering. He served in the US Army in WWII in the 3rd Armored Division, 32nd Regiment. He relocated to Florida in 1949 where he entered the hotel business. He owned and operated The Brevard Hotel in Cocoa. He was the Director of Hotels and Restaurants from 1971-1981 and was named Hotelier of the Year in 1988. He held a seat in the FL House of Representatives and served as city councilman and Mayor of Cocoa. He also served as the Commissioner of Veteran Affairs and the chairperson of the Brevard Democratic Committee. Tony was the oldest of nine children and is survived by brothers Peter, Davy, and Louis of NY State; sister, Cheo Humphries of Colorado; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11am, on Saturday, May 3, at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 4 Church Street, Cocoa, FL 32922.

Arrangements by Life Event Center at Florida Memorial, Rockledge.

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Published in FLORIDA TODAY from Apr. 30 to May 2, 2014
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