GODEZ, Anton M. "Tony," 88, of St. Clairsville, formerly of Bridgeport, died Wednesday, September 18, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born July 3, 1925, in Bridgeport, a son of the late Anton and Mary (Koss) Godez.
He was retired President of General Welding Supply Co. Bridgeport, a veteran of WWII in the U.S. Army.
Tony graduated from Bridgeport High School in 1943, and from Case Institute of Technology with a BS in Mechanical Engineering in 1950, a member of Theta Chi Fraternity.
He was on the Advisory Board of Belmont County Sanitary Sewer District 1, Past President and Board member of the Bridgeport Public Library, Board of Directors of Bridgeport Savings and Loan, lifetime member of the American Welding Society. He received a 70-year recognition Award from SNPJ, past Welding Instructor for the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Helen (Mesojedick) Godez in 2009.
Tony is survived by his children, Jim (Linda) Godez of Tampa FL, Susan Godez of Colerain, and Sherrie (Dan) Starowicz of Sarasota FL, grandchildren, Scott (Kate) Starowicz, Mande Starowicz, and Tony Godez, a great-granddaughter, Skylar Starowicz.
Friends will be received at the Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside, on Friday, September 20, 2013, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., where services will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. with Rev. James Hoff officiating. Interment will be in Union Cemetery St. Clairsville.
To leave a condolence please visit www.wilsonfuneralhomes.com.