Anthony "Tony" Joseph Zummo Jr, age 52, of Granite City, IL, passed on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO. Tony was born on May 16, 1961 in Ferguson, MO, a son to Anthony and Carolyn (Curtis) Zummo Sr.
On June 21, 1986, Tony married Connie Ferguson, the love of his life in Granite City, IL. Tony worked at Bellefontaine Habilitation Center in Bellefontaine Neighbors, MO as a DA 3 supervisor for thirty-three years. He enjoyed camping, fishing, gardening and playing with his grandchildren. Tony was also a big jokester; he could always put a smile on your face. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends. Tony will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his father, Anthony Zummo Sr; and one sister, Carrie Tobin.
Tony is survived by his loving wife of twenty-seven years, Connie Zummo of Granite City, IL; mother, Carolyn Zummo of Fredricktown, MO; two adoring daughters, Ashley (David) Wilson of Wentzville, MO and Rachel (Richard Boomershine) of Granite City, IL; sisters and brothers, Rose (Larry) Tobin, Christine Zummo, Patricia (Robert) Wells, Tony Curtis, Joe (LaToya) Zummo, and Shanin Curtis; three dear grandchildren, Kylie, Ayden and Keyrstin Wilson; two faithful companions, Lady Bug and Scrappie; many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Visitation will be held at 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road Granite City, IL.
In celebration of his life, funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Irwin Chapel, Granite City, IL with Pastor Jesse Tedder officiating. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery, Maryville Road Granite City, IL.
Memorial donations may be given to the Zummo Family and will be accepted at the funeral chapel. www.irwinchapel.com
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