Anthony-Kocinski Jr. "Tony"-Obituary

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Anthony Frank Kocinski Jr. "Tony"

Jul 29, 1954 - Aug 8, 2019 (Age 65)

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Tony, May you find peace and comfort in the arms of God. Prayers for your family and friends left with the loss of your gentle soul. Love you always Little Tony

Praying for Tony's family and friends..

you are in my thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry for your loss.

My family wishes to send our deepest sympathy for the loss of your love one

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

Dear Tony a lot of years have passed since I've seen you I still have a picture of you and I and our graduation gowns yours is red mine was black we had a picture taken by the horse 1972 I am sorry that we have not touch pass and a lot of years but I remember coming to your house every morning we walk to school together while we were still attending Public schools Craig Johnson Dodge City Michigan awesome my phone number is 989 539 3931

Linda and family,We are so very saddened by the loss of Tony. He fought such a tough battle with such courage and faith. We will miss his humor and kind spirit. Thinking of you with heartfelt sympathy. Wishing you comfort and peace. Love, Dar & Rick

Beloved brother may you see the light of God's face, and have eternal peace

So very sorry for your loss.Tony was a kind man who loved his fiends and family....feeling grateful to have known him throughout the years.REST IN PEACE Tony


Anthony's Obituary

Anthony F. Kocinski, loving partner of Linda Engelhardt, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Brian’s House, Essexville at the age of 65 years. Tony fought a courageous battle with colon cancer with help from many family members and friends. He was born on July 29, 1954 in Saginaw to the late Anthony F. and Arvilla (Couitcher) Kocinski. Tony attended services at Corpus Christi Parish and worked and retired from Saginaw Steering Gear/Delphi in 2002 after 30 years of service. He was a member of Local 699. In his spare time he enjoyed golfing, traveling, collecting different types of memorabilia, gardening and working outside. Tony was a self-taught musician playing many different instruments and singing. Most of all he loved spending time with his family, children and grandchildren. Tony especially loved life, family dinners on Sunday and attending every event for his grandchildren, and all family celebrations.

Tony is survived by his loving partner, Linda Engelhardt; loving children and grandchildren, Jason and wife Trisha and their daughter, Delilah and Lindsay and husband Jeremy Jones and their daughters, Lilyanna and Aubrianna; mother of his children, Brenda Kocinski; his sister, Wendy and husband Jeff Dietrich and their sons, Brandon and Brian; his niece, Stephanie Smith. Anthony also leaves behind Linda’s family, Ken Born, Gloria Rose and daughters, Angela, Olivia and her son, Oliver; nephews, Wade (Mckenzie) and Garrett Engelhardt and his daughter, Evie and their mother, Debbie Finkbeiner; many loving friends including, Paul and Mary Reed, Becky and Gary Shannon (Kennedy), Larry and Judy Coder and Pam and C.J. Montana. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his sister, Sherry Duve and Linda’s sisters, Carla and Cynthia Engelhardt.

At the request of Tony, cremation has taken place, a memorial mass will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 16, 2019 at Corpus Christi Parish. The celebrant will be Rev. Fr. Robert J. Kelm. Friends may call at the Gephart Funeral Home on Thursday, August 15, 2019 from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the Mass at the church. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a contribution to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Good Samaritan Rescue Mission or Brian’s House. For online condolences  

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