Anthony J. Balota Jr.

Balota, Anthony J. Jr. Tony passed away peacefully October 14, 2010 with his family by his side. Beloved husband of 52 years to Kate (nee Chiaurro); loving father to Joe (Terri), Paul (Cindy), Mary, and Ann Asbridge; loving grandfather to Kristen, Dan, Katie, Nicole, and Andrew; loving brother of Diane Bredahl and the late Richard Balota. Loving cousin, uncle, brother-in-law, great uncle and friend to many. We love you and will miss you dearly. Tony owned Kirkwood Bakery from 1970-2003 when he and his wife retired. He was an active member of The Missouri State Baker's Association of St. Louis, Master's Baker's Associate where he served as president from 1974-1975. He also served on the Board of Directors for the St. Louis Baker's Cooperative from 1976-2000. Services: A public visitation will be held at OAK HILL FUNERAL HOME, 10301 Big Bend Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63122 on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 from 4-9 p.m. A service with entombment to follow at the mausoleum at Oak Hill Cemetery will be held on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 11 a.m. Memorials: The family would appreciate contributions to The , 10820 Sunset Office Dr. Suite 220, St. Louis, MO 63127 or The , PO Box 1653, Topeka, KS 66601-1653.

Funeral Home

Oak Hill Funeral & Cremation
10301 Big Bend Road  St. Louis, MO 63122
(314) 965-8228

Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Oct. 17, 2010