ANTHONY L. STRAZISAR age 96, beloved husband of the late Eleanore (nee Tomazic) and the late Florence Porostosky; loving father of Tony (wife Kate), Ginny Travers (husband Rob), Marlo (Mary Lou) Bennett, Joyce Garrett (husband Greg, deceased) and Judy Vick (husband Don) and step-father of Jim Porostosky (wife Lisa), Susan Hall (husband Emory); Mark Porostosky (wife Candi) and the late Joseph Porostosky (wife Veronica); devoted grandfather of Geoff Strazisar, Lauren Lepa (husband Chris), Leah Cusick (husband Dan), Paul Travers (wife Amber), Mark Travers (wife Sarah), Abby Schweinhart (husband Chris), Jamie and Alex Vick and Andrew and Lizzie Garrett and great-grandfather of Joshua, Daniel, Eleanora and Meredith Travers and Audrey Cusick; step-grandfather of 7 and great step-grandfather of 11; cherished son of the late Anton and Mary (nee Ash) and step-mother Frances; dear uncle and great-uncle of many. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made in memory of Tony to Special Hearts Farm, 10557 Oakview Pointe Terrace, Gotha, FL 34734. The Farm creates work and life skill development opportunities for individuals with disabilities and unique abilities. Tony’s grandson, Andrew Garrett, attends the Farm’s Adult Day Training program. Click here to make a donation to the Special Hearts Farm.
Tony was born on October 25, 1922 and passed away peacefully on October 4, 2019. He grew up in Collinwood, raised his family in Richmond Heights and recently lived in Mentor, spending winters in Naples, Florida. Tony graduated from Collinwood High School and worked as a machinist and supervisor for Tempcraft Tool & Mold. He was a member of AMLA, SNPJ and the Knights of Columbus. He traveled the world with his wife Eleanore and, once she passed, with his second wife Florence. Tony experienced 6 continents and all 50 states. He enjoyed dining out and exploring nearby wineries with family and dear friends. Tony will be remembered as a positive, kind, humble and gentle dad and friend. He will be dearly missed by many.
Cremation by DeJohn Crematory. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, October 18, 2019 at 11 AM at St Mary Catholic Church 242 N. State Rd, Painesville, OH. Burial will take place at a later date in Naples, FL. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Tony at THE CHURCH FRIDAY MORNING OCTOBER 18, 10-11 AM. Arrangements by DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF WILLOUGHBY HILLS.Print This Obituary & Condolences