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
Published by Tribune Review on May 4, 2021.