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 Anthony Raymond Cruny, Jr

Anthony Raymond Cruny, Jr

Avella, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 27 Jun 2012 (aged 74)
Newell, Hancock County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Avella, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 92760538 · View Source
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Anthony R. Cruny Jr., 74, of Newell, W.Va., died Wednesday, June 27, 2012, in his home.

He was born May 26, 1938, in Avella, a son of the late Anthony R. Sr. and Jeanette Stasky Cruny.

Mr. Cruny was a 1956 graduate of Avella High School and attended Penn State University.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force, having served during the Vietnam War.

Mr. Cruny was employed by Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel as a crane operator for 20 years, retiring in 2000. He also was a member of United Steelworkers.

He enjoyed remote-control model airplanes and he loved his cats.

Mr. Cruny had lived in Newell since 1995.

In 1995, he married Garnett Marlene Smith, who died in April 2012.

Surviving Mr. Cruny are four daughters, Toniann Cruny of Weirton, W.Va., Brenda J. Kent of Weirton, JoEllen L. (Anthony) Garbini of Pittsburgh and Rhonda (Anthony) Saunders of Woodbury Heights, N.J.; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Donna (Roy) Appleby of Avella.

Preceeding him in death, in addition to his wife and parents, are a brother, Thomas R. Cruny, and a nephew, Gavin Appleby.

A committal service will be held graveside at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 30, in West Point Cemetery, Parker Road, Avella, PA 15312. Full military honors will be accorded graveside by American Legion Bert C. Siders Post 643 of Avella. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Jerome A. Stefkovich Funeral Home Inc.




  • Created by: Kenneth Neundorf
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92760538
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Anthony Raymond Cruny, Jr (26 May 1938–27 Jun 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92760538, citing West Point Cemetery, Avella, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth Neundorf (contributor 47551515) .