"Tony", 61, Lorain Boro., passed away March 14, 2017 in Nashville, TN. Born July 9, 1955 in Johnstown, son of the late Anthony Charles Sr. and Dolores Jean (Wisniski) Torchia. Survived by companion, LaRai Lowers, Johnstown; sister, Sharon A. (Torchia) married to William F. Burnette, Papillion, NE; nephews, Capt. William A. Burnette USAF; and Joseph B. Burnette; step children, Jaimee Isenburg and companion Matt Armbruster; and Greg Kosjer; step granddaughter, Amya Brougher; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends. He graduated from St. Francis University with a Master's degree in Business Management. Tony retired as Administrative Manager from Seward Power Plant after 34 years of service. He was a member of the Moxham PNA, and former member of St. Anthony's Church, Woodvale. Tony enjoyed powerlifting and body building, and was an aerobics instructor at the YMCA, avid baseball fan and shooting pool. He was the former owner of Little Anthony's Bar, Lorain Boro. Family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until celebration of life service at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at MOSKAL & KENNEDY COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME, 219 Ohio St. Johnstown, with Rev. Joe Brown, officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Johnstown YMCA in Tony's memory. www.moskalandkennedyfuneralhome.com.
Published on March 17, 2017