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ANTHONY (TONY) ROBERTS

Date of Passing: Apr 15, 2002

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ANTHONY (TONY) ROBERTS It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Anthony (Tony) Roberts, on Monday, April 15, 2002, at the age of 83 years, at Vista Park Lodge. He will be lovingly remembered by his brothers, Joe (Alice) of Winnipeg, MB, James (Molly) of Toronto, ON; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Frank and Mary; and his sisters, Kathleen and Anne; and brothers, Andrew, Cy, Felix and Johnny. Tony enlisted in the Armed Forces and served in Canada and overseas from March 1941 and was discharged in November 1945. He was later employed by the C.N.R. as a switchman from November 1947 until his retirement in December 1978. He was interested in horse racing and was the owner of several race horses. Tony was also interested in boxing, and in 1938 he won the Dominion Bantam Weight Championship of Canada. He was enrolled in the Hall of Fame. A memorial mass will take place on Monday, April 22 at 11:00 a.m. in the Holy Rosary Church, 510 River Ave. Reverend Father Sam Argenziano will be presiding. If friends so desire, donations may be made in Tonys memory to a charity of ones choice. LEATHERDALE GARDINER 1501 Waverley Street 949-4860

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Apr 20, 2002

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