Anthony S. Luzinas, 57, of Amsterdam, passed away at his home suddenly on Sunday, November 4, 2012. He was born in Amsterdam, N.Y., the son of the late Anthony J. and Frances Raila Luzinas on May 27, 1955.
Anthony is a graduate of the former Wilbur H. Lynch High School. He was last employed by Noteworthy Co. in Amsterdam. He married Linda Smith on April 1, 1978; they shared a loving union of almost 35 years. Tony loved his family, he took pride in his children and was a devoted grandfather. He enjoyed watching NASCAR Sunday, boating, fishing and listening to music by a campfire. He also enjoyed spending time with his pets, Carley and Hairball.
Survivors include his wife, Linda of Amsterdam; children, Melanie (John) Dowgielewicz, Matthew Luzinas and Scott Luzinas, all of Amsterdam, and Nicholas Luzinas of Fort Plain. Beloved grandchildren, Colton and Mackenzi Dowgielewicz, and many cousins also survive.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 9, 2012, at 10 a.m. at the Betz Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home, 171 Guy Park Avenue, Amsterdam NY 12010. Rev. Stanislaus Swierzowski will officiate. Family and friends are invited to visit one hour prior to the funeral service from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to his family in care of the funeral home office.