Anthony L. Klabnik (Tony), age 84 of Milton, died September 18, 2013. He could be best described as a “Good Man”. He was loved by all that came in contact with him. He was a devoted family man and cherished his relationship with his five grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Later in his life, he loved traveling between Milton, GA and Anniston, AL visiting with his two sons and their families. He also spent a great deal of his time supporting his grandchildren and great grandchildren at any and all events that he could attend. He was an avid sports fan. His all-time favorite sports team was the 13 year old Milton Mustangs where his grandson A.J. played. The team affectionately deemed him the “Team Grandpa”. He was born in Tarentum, PA and move to Alpharetta in 1962 with his wife Shirley and his two sons, Tony and Rich. At the time of his death he lived with Rich in Milton.
He is survived by his sons Tony Klabnik (Donna) of Anniston, AL and Rich Klabnik (Carol) of Milton, GA, grandchildren Pete Klabnik, Jennie Klabnik, A.J. Klabnik, Emily Pennington (Tim), Amy McKinney (Danny), great grandchildren Michael, Sadie and M.J. Pennington, brothers Ambrose Klabnik, Joe Klabnik and Adam Klabnik.
A Memorial Mass will be said 1:00 PM Saturday September 21, 2013 at St. Brendan The Navigator Catholic Church, Cumming, GA.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Peachtree Christian Hospice, 3430 Duluth Park Lane, Duluth, GA 30096 or St. Brendan The Navigator Catholic Church, 4633 Shiloh Rd, Cumming, GA 30040.
Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.