Tony D. Galvan
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September 5, 1927 ~ February 3, 2013
On February 3rd, 2013, Tony passed away surrounded by his family at his bedside. Tony was born and raised in Colton and lived most of his life there. He was a member of the U.S. Army and worked for Santa Fe and Southern Pacific RailRoad for over 40 years.
He loved to fish and hunt in his earlier days. Tony was a beloved father and he will be deeply missed by his family.
He is survived by his two sons, Larry and Anthony (Kathy) both of Highand and three daughters, Linda of Corona, Janice (David) of Valley Center and Valerie (Joe) of Highland. Tony had 16 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on February 15, 2013 at the American Legion Hall from 1 to 5pm, 1401 Veteran's Way, Colton, 92324. His burial will be held on February 23, 2013 in El Paso Texas. Tony will be buried next to his beloved wife Maggie.
God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be, so he put his arms around you and whispered "Come home to Me". With tearful eyes we watched you and saw you pass away and although we love you dearly we could not make you stay. A golden heart stopped beating, hard working hands at rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us, he only takes the best.
Published in San Bernardino Sun on Feb. 13, 2013