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“We love you Uncle Tony. God bless from Gino's boys. ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Doug,Tracy,Patrick and Andrew Flara - OH

“very sorry for your loss you are in our prayers pat& wayne love you both ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: wayne &pat cochran - lecanto, FL

“We are so sorry for your loss. We will never forget him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Ava, Steve, Kristy, Courtney, Jay, Lori, Michael, Melissa - OH

“Our thoughts are with everyone. We'll miss you Uncle Tony. I'll always remember you and Aunt Hazel having fun playing cards with Grandma and...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Jason and Lisa Spangler - Austin, TX

“Hazel and family,our prayers and thoughts are with you. ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Carol & Tom Taylor - Pt.St.Lucie, FL

“Hazel, Joni and Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Losing a spouse and/or a father is traumatic and one that will be with always as he will...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Donna & Frank Verzella - OH

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. God Bless ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Ken, Dawn, Conner & Tyler Sullivan - TN

“Sorry for your loss. We're all going to miss Uncle Tony. Aunt Hazel, Joni, Vicki, Mike, you are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Tammy & Wayne Nichols - OH

“The video tribute to Tony was beautiful. Even thought I didn't know him long, I am going to miss him. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Kris Hill - East, OH

“Hazel--Sorry to hear of your loss. I hope to see you sometime soon. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Mr. and Mrs. Gil Liberatore - PA

“I watch the tribute to Tony. How nice. It made me cry. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Janice Hasley - Caciz, OH

“We are so sorry to hear the loss of your father, our prayer's are with you at this time of sorrow. We are in Florida now until the end of April. Just...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Lee Ann Maltarich Petrozzi - OH

“Hazel Lois and I will miss that guy at all the K.W.V.A. Events and we had so many good times on the golf course. I"ll never forget my friend and...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: George - Canton, OH

“I wish we had more time. Love you always! ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Brent & Marci Coakley and KIds - OH

“hazel and family, so sorry to hear of tony's passing, your in our prayers. anita & marty ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: anita & marty kukich - OH

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Tony A. Flara
Age 78

Tony A. Flara 78, of Fisher Avenue, Calcutta, OH, passed away at home on Thursday morning, March 26, 2009 following a brief illness.

He was the son of the late Raphael and Anna (Digirolomo) Flara, born in Midland, PA on
August 31, 1930.

Mr. Flara, a life long area resident, retired in 1982 from the former Crucible Steel Mill in Midland, PA, where he was a high lift operator. He was a 1949 graduate of Midland High School, was a veteran of the US Army, serving during the Korean Conflict was a member of Korean Veteran's Association and a member of St. Aloysius Community Church.

Mr. Flara is survived by his wife, Hazel (Roach) Flara. They were married August 4, 1955. Two daughters, Joni Coakley and her husband, Dan of East Liverpool, OH and Vicki Volio and her husband, John of Salem, OH; a step-son, Mike Shovlin and his wife, Sue of Beaver, PA; a brother, John Flara and his wife, Twila of New Cumberland, WV and a sister, Vera Lerussi of Leesville, FL; seven grandchildren, Marc Williams, Craig Williams and his wife, Stacy, Brock Volio, Brent Coakley and his wife Marci, , Ken Shovlin, Kevin Shovlin and Keith Shovlin and his wife, Megan and five great-grandchildren, Jordan Williams, Taylor Williams, Courtney Williams, Mikayla Mills and Maddox Coakley, survive him.

Besides his parents, a granddaughter, Heather Coakley and two brothers, Emil Flara and Gino Flara preceded him in death.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at St. Aloysius Community Parish with Father Robert Hannon, as celebrant

Burial will follow in Riverview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to the Tri State Korean Veterans Association, Chapter 126, 1155 Benton Road, Salem, OH 44460 or Valley Hospice, 380 Summit Avenue, Steubenville, Oh 43952

The Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes is in charge of the arrangements.

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