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  • Tony Procacci

  • Tony Procacci, 83 of Pittsburg died at 3:53 p.m. Saturday July 11, 2009 at the Mount Carmel Regional Medical Center in Pittsburg.


     

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  • Tony Procacci, 83 of Pittsburg died at 3:53 p.m. Saturday July 11, 2009 at the Mount Carmel Regional Medical Center in Pittsburg.

     

    He was born December 10, 1925 in Pittsburg, KS the son of Ralph and Josephine (Venardi) Procacci.  Tony attended elementary school in Chicopee, KS; was a 1943 graduate of Girard High School and went on to receive his Bachelors degree in Accounting from Rockhurst College in Kansas City, MO.

     

     Tony was a veteran of both World War II and the Korean War, serving his country in both the Army and Naval Branches.

     

     He married Ethel Martin on August 9, 1952 in Bentonville, AR; she preceded him in death on April 28, 1999.

     

    Tony worked for 32 years for the Bendix Corporation in Kansas City, MO; following his retirement in 1994 he and Ethel returned to the Pittsburg area.

     

     Survivors include a daughter Carolyn Raymond and husband David of Northville, MI; a grandson Chris Lundine and wife Kimberly of Overland Park, KS who helped provide for his care; seven additional grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.

     

    Graveside services will be 12:30 p.m. Wednesday July 15 at the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Pittsburg with Reverend Kevin Arensman officiating.  Full military honors will be provided by the Fort Riley funeral honors detail team.  The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until noon on Wednesday at the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home in Pittsburg; the procession to the cemetery will leave the funeral home at 12:15 p.m.  Condolences can be left at www.bathnaylor.com  Memorial contributions can be made to the Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice.  Memorials may be brought by or mailed to the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home 522 S. Broadway Pittsburg, KS 66762.

     
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