obit: Anton "Tony" Masek
Anton (Tony), Masek, 81, of Del Rio, Texas, husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, passed away June 28, 2005.
Anton J. Masek was born February 6, 1924 in Praha, Texas to Anton F. and Cecilia Masek. He attended school in Praha, Texas. He proudly served in the United States Marine Corps from 1943-1945. He worked more than 39 years for the Southern Pacific Railroad and retired in August of 1985 as a signal supervisor. On February 26, 1946 he married Marie Hromadka in Dubina, Texas. They have been married 59 years and have five children. Mr. Masek was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Del Rio, Texas American Legion in Flatonia Texas, K.J.T.
He is survived by his wife: Marie Hromadka; daughters: Bernadette Carr and Annette Guerra and husband Terry; sons: Gregory and wife Susan Masek, Matthew Masek, and James Masek and Jannine Heath; sisters: Mary Jasek and husband Adolph; brother: Jim Masek and wife Joyce; also, Grandchildren: Scott Bean, James Masek and wife Tracey, Kelly Masek and Michael Guerra; Great-grandchildren: Elizabeth and Katherine Bean.
Visitations will be on Thursday, 3-9PM, June 30, 2005 at Smith Funeral Home in Flatonia, Texas, with a rosary scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be on Friday, 10:00 A.M., July 1, 2005 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Praha, Texas. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery in Praha, Texas. In lieu of usual remembrances, donations can be made to your favorite charity. Services are with G.W. Cox Memorial Funeral Home of Del Rio LTD @ 114 Fletcher Dr. 775 2000. G.W. COX MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME Del Rio, TX 78840 (830) 775-2000
Published in Express-News on June 29, 2005