Obituary: Anthony F. Digris, 73

Anthony F. Digris, 73, of Southington passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Mid-State Medical Center in Meriden.  He was the husband of Gloria (Leighton) Digris.

Tony was born in Holyoke, MA on June 15, 1945, the son of the late Anthony Digris and Rose (Mozgala) Digris Buelow. He was a US Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam War. Prior to his retirement he was employed by GE in Plainville for 34 years. Tony was a member of the American Legion Kiltonic Post #72 and the Calendar House of Southington and was active in the Salvation Army of Meriden.

In addition to his wife Gloria he is survived by a daughter Amy Digris of Hartford, 2 step children, 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren; a brother David Buelow and wife Mary of Batavia, Ohio, a sister Shirley Stevens and husband Steve of Savannah, GA as well as several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday at 11 am at St. Thomas Church, 99 Bristol St. Burial with Military honors will be at St. Thomas Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Wednesday morning from 9-10:30 am at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Tony’s memory to Southington Catholic, 133 Bristol St. Southington, CT or the Salvation Army, 23 St. Casmir Dr. Meriden, CT 06040.

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