Anthony Moreno Jr.


Share
Posted Online: Jan. 05, 2013, 5:13 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Funeral services for Anthony "Tony" Moreno Jr., 77, of Silvis, will be 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Silvis. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, East Moline. Visitation will be 2-5 p.m. today at the Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline, where a rosary will be recited at 1:30 p.m.
Mr. Moreno died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at his home. Memorials may be made to the family.
Tony was born Nov. 20, 1935, in Moline, the son of Anthony and Gabriela Terronez Moreno Sr. He served in the U.S. Navy. He married Margaret Hernandez Oct. 12, 1957, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Silvis.
He had worked for the former International Harvester Works, East Moline, and retired from Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. He had been a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church and an auxiliary member of the Legion of Mary. He enjoyed golfing, bike riding and was a Notre Dame fan. He loved his family and especially enjoyed attending his grandchildren's activities.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Margaret Moreno, Silvis; daughters, Denise (Randy) Ramos, East Moline, Kathy (Kelvin) Frere, East Moline, Jackie (Bill) Sierra, Brighton, Colo., Mary (Matt) Matthews Sr., East Moline, and Marlene Dyer, Silvis; son, Patrick (Kris) Moreno, Silvis; grandchildren, Melissa, Amy, Eric, Michelle, Payton, Jessica, Heather, Brooke, Brandi, Ryan, Lacey, Mallory, Sadie, Ysabel, Matt Jr., Courtney, Chris, Brad and Jesse; 17 great-grandchildren; mother, Gabriela Moreno, Silvis; sister, Carmen Sanchez, Silvis; brother, Robert (Lydia) Moreno, McKinney, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his father and brother, Carlos Moreno.
The family would like to thank the Legion of Mary and the staff at Heartland Hospice, especially Mark and Amanda for their excellent care.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com.












 



Local events heading








  Today is Saturday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2014. There are 151 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Because of the National Fast, no paper will be issued from this office tomorrow.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Attracting considerable attention is a sunflower stalk 15 feet high and still growing in the yard of Dr. C. Speidel on 23rd Street in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The municipal bathing beach proposition came up again at the city commission's meeting and a proposition passed, provided that a locker room be constructed at the foot of 7th Street for the accommodation of the bathers.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for erecting a $14,000 warehouse to replace the frame structure at the rear of the Augustana Book Concern were announced.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Hours for tours of the new Deere & Co. Administrative Center on John Deere Road will be changed, effective Monday.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Tuesday night at the Great Mississippi Valley Fair in Davenport the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band gave its fans more than they possibly could have expected. The band took the stage at 9:07 p.m. and didn't leave until 10:40.









(More History)