David E. Anthony
1952 - 2021
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David E. Anthony, 68, of Buffalo Township, passed away at home, Sunday, May 2, 2021, following a two-year illness. He was born Oct. 9, 1952, in Harrison Township, to the late E. Verne and Loretta (Brewer) Anthony. David has lived the past nine years in Buffalo Township, and prior to that, Natrona Heights. He was a former member of First United Presbyterian Church, Tarentum, and a 1970 graduate of Highlands High School. He attended Forbes Road East for metallurgy and started as a journeyman printer at the Valley Daily News in 1971, and retired from there in 2017 from the IT department. He was also the drummer with popular area band, Sunrise in the 1970's-80's. Anthony was an avid reader and enjoyed his family. Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Elsie A. (McCombs) Anthony; sons, Mark David (Sharlett) Anthony, of Buffalo Township, Kevin Eric Anthony, of St. Petersburg, Fla., and daughters, Michele (Paul) Feder, of Freeport, and Erin (Jeffrey) Popynia, of Natrona Heights; nine grandchildren; brother, Donald (Judy) Anthony, of Lower Burrell; and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Glen Anthony. There will be no viewing for Anthony and services will be private. Arrangements are by DUSTER FUNERAL HOME INC., 347 E. Tenth Ave., Tarentum, 724-224-1526. Dave was an avid reader and if anyone wishes, donations to Freeport Library in his memory would be appreciated. Visit: www.dusterfh.com.

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Published in The Valley News Dispatch on May 4, 2021.
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May 9, 2021
There will never be another Dave. I loved working with him at the Newspaper. He always gave it to you straight. My condolences to the Anthony family.
Gemma
Coworker
May 7, 2021
I was so sorry to read of Dave’s passing. Always had a pleasant conversation whenever we ran into each other. My deepest sympathy to Elsie and his family. May he Rest In Peace.
Peggy Bloch
Classmate
May 4, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. Deepest sympathies to all his family and friends. Im so glad I had the pleasure of growing up with you
Bobbi Jo Mccandrew
Friend
May 4, 2021
A very nice gentleman and a friend from years ago!
Chris Hetler
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