Barry W. Anthony

Born: Fri., Dec. 2, 1949
Died: Mon., Dec. 28, 2015


Visitation

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Thu., Dec. 31, 2015
Location: Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home


Celebration of Life

11:00 AM Thu., Dec. 31, 2015
Location: Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home


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Barry Wayne Anthony, 66, of Auburn, PA passed away surrounded by his loving family on Monday, December 28th, 2015 in his home.
Born in Uniontown, PA on December 2, 1949, he was the son of the late Hezekiah Anthony and Georgia (Davis) Anthony who survives him in Pittsburgh, PA.
Barry graduated from Albert Gallatin Senior High School, Point Marion, PA (1967). He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Education from California University of Pennsylvania (1974) and a Master's Degree in Psychology from Lehigh University. 
Barry was employed by Gaudenzia in Pottsville as a Substance Abuse Counselor.
Barry enjoyed spending his time with his family, watching his grandsons wrestle, and was an avid collector of African-American Antiques and Memorabilia.
In addition to his mother, Barry is survived by his wife of 22 years, Ann E. (Deeney) Anthony, Auburn; 2 daughters: Delhia (Greg) Mahaney, Greely, CO and Tanya Anthony, Alamosa, CO; 3 grandchildren: Sean Mahaney, Zach Mahaney, and Emory Moseby; a sister Donna (Pierre) Robinson, Pittsburgh, PA; 2 nephews: George (Stacey) Stroud, Philadelphia, PA and Damien (Jen) Stroud, Pittsburgh, PA; and his best friend Robert (Virginia) Vidoni, Orefield, PA. 
Relatives and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life Service at Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home, Port Carbon, PA, at 11AM on Thursday, December 31st. Visitation will be held prior to the celebration from 10:00-10:45 AM.
Interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alamosa High School Wrestling Team, 602 Berkeley, Alamosa, CO 81101.
Please send condolences to www.robertaevansjrfh.com

 

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Gina Morgan
   Posted Tue December 29, 2015
I am heartbroken to hear of Barry's passing. He was a dear friend that I grew very fond of over the past several years. My prayers go out to his family at this sorrowful time, may they all find peace in knowing his suffering has come to an end. Love you Barry, heaven gained a wonderful angel.

Emily Thompson-Hamlette
   Posted Tue December 29, 2015
Georgia, Donna and family,
My heart is heavy as I pray with and for you as you mourn Barry's homegoing.
I know that you know God makes no mistakes and Barry is home celebrating with our Heavenly Father and all our relatives that are already there,

I love you dearly and am only a phone call away if there is anything I can do.

Emily

Christian Filipos
   Posted Wed December 30, 2015
I credit Barry with saving my life on April 20, 1987. He became a best friend and mentor. Barry was a selfless man who expressed his gratitude for life by giving back what he was given. Barry's example will transcend generations. May his memory be eternal.
My sincere condolences to all of the family.

Gregory T. Ray
   Posted Wed December 30, 2015
I was surprised and saddened to see Barry's name and picture in the Obituary page of the Morning Call today. I immediately said "I know this guy." We played football together at Cal U 1969-70 era. I had no idea we lived only 70 miles apart or I might have tried to look him up. I live in Bethlehem. We lived in the same dorm for awhile and as I remember we got along well and had some laughs together. I remember taking him home once and his mother making me dinner. He was one heck of a football player, a very nice guy and I'm sure an excellent counselor. Again, you have my sympathies.

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