Anthony F. Christman
Mr. Anthony F. Christman, age 89, of Gloversville, passed away Saturday, February 8, 2020, at Nathan Littauer Hospital to be with his love, Alma J. Cannizzo Christman and his fur friends.
He was born June 3, 1930, in Ephratah, the son of the late Anthony and Beatrice Cromer Christman. He served in the U.S. Army and was later employed as a milkman for many years at Glen Mohawk Dairy. Then he finished his career as a maintenance supervisor at Tryon School for Boys, retiring after 37 years of service.
Tony was an avid hunter and fisherman and he took pride in landscaping his home to perfection. He and his wife traveled to many places, wintering in Myrtle Beach, SC for 17 years. He was a wonderful father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He took pride in all of their accomplishments and he loved them dearly.
He is survived by two children, Paul A. Christman (Toni) and Linda J. Seeley; three grandchildren, Jason Seeley (Shelly VanNostrand), Paula Bagley (William) and Brian A. Christman (Elisha); five great-grandchildren, Evan and Tori Seeley, Mason Bagley and Ryan and Lucas Christman. He also leaves behind his loving furry companions, Oscar and Jake.
In addition to his parents, Tony was predeceased by his wife of 66 years, Alma Cannizzo Christman; his brother, George Christman; and grandson, Anthony Lee Christman.
A springtime graveside service will take place Monday, June 15, at Evergreen Cemetery, Fonda.
Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the James A. Brennan Memorial Humane Society, 437 Nine Mile Tree Road, Gloversville, NY 12078 or to Mountain Valley Hospice, 108 Steele Avenue, Gloversville, NY 12078.
Online condolences to the family may be made at www.brbsfuneral.com.