November 26, 1939 - October 12, 2020
Edward Calvin Anton Jr. passed away on Monday, October 12th. He was a Cincinnati and Boca Grande resident. Ed was a member of the St. Michaels Parish in Sharonville. Ed graduated from Roger Bacon High School in 1958. After high school Ed enlisted in the Navy and served honorably for four years. Ed and his brother Ken were co-owners of Valley Refrigeration started by their father Ed Sr. and they carried on the company legacy “we keep the city cool since 1937”. Ed was originally from Cincinnati, Ohio where he met his first love and wife of over 60 years Judy and then found his second love of fishing in Boca Grande. Ed was beloved by his wife Judy, his children Edward (Michele) Anton III of Cincinnati, OH, Catherine (Rick) Demerle of Cincinnati, OH, and Debra (Mark) Anton of Naples, FL, his grandchildren James Neumann, Christopher Neumann, Mary Neumann, Jackson Anton, Natalie Anton, Shelby Anton, and Whitmore Neumann, one great grandchild, his seven younger brothers Rick, Tom, Bill, John, Mark, Ken and Jim Anton and countless friends. Ed truly never met a stranger and will be remembered by everyone who loved him whenever we hear the words “One more beer, one more spot or one more cast.” Visitation will be held on Friday, October 16, 2020, at Hodapp Funeral Home 8815 Cincinnati-Columbus Rd. (Rt. 42) West Chester, OH 45069 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Michael’s Church in Sharonville, 11144 Spinner Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45241 on Friday at 11 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Sharonville, OH or Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church 240 Park Ave, Boca Grande, FL 33921
To live stream the Mass of Christian Burial click the link below. Then scroll to "Online Mass and Worship Aid" and then click on "Stream Spot". The Mass will be available to view at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 16.