TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. - Anthony J. Szumowski, Sr., 97, of Tarpon Springs, and formerly of Southampton, Massachusetts, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Mease Country Side Hospital in Safety Harbor.
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Born in Easthampton, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late Joseph and Rosalie (Cicha) Szumowski.
Anthony owned and operated the former E'ton Auto Body in Easthampton, Massachusetts. He was a World War II Veteran serving with the United States Army and was a member of the Easthampton American Legion Dalton LaVallee Post 224.
He was an avid golfer, "BUCK-A-HOLE", to his friends, and played well into his 90s.
Anthony was married to the late Sadie Jane (Badger) Szumowski who passed away in 1996.
He leaves a daughter Marion Soutra of Easthampton, Massachusetts, and three sons, Anthony J. Szumowski, Jr., and his wife Denise, Robert Szumowski, and Thomas Szumowski and his wife Marilyn all of Southampton, Massachusetts; a brother Stanley Szumowski and his wife Vera of Easthampton, Massachusetts; a sister Charlotte Jackson of Florida; 23 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Besides his wife and his parents, he is predeceased by his sisters Helen Dowdy and Sophie Powers.
Funeral services with military honors for Anthony will be held and announced at a later date. The Boucher-O'Brien Funeral Home is handling his arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to
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Boucher-O'Brien Funeral Home
7 Pleasant Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on July 31, 2014