January 05, 1955 ‒ September 29, 2015
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Michael Anton, age 60, of Newark Road, Mount Vernon, passed away with his loving family at his side. Fly high with the angels now, Michael, you are no longer in pain and you are reunited with your family and friends in the comforting arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
He was born on January 5, 1955 in Mount Vernon, Ohio the son of Frances (Mangos) Anton and Steve Anton. Michael was owner and operator of Anton’s Painting and Repair for over 30 years. He enjoyed collecting antiques, listening to classic rock music, spending time outdoors and was a very hard worker.
He is survived by his daughter, Nicole Cairns of Toledo, Ohio, a son, Michael (Lindsey) Cairns of Los Angeles, California, three sisters, Pepena Neary of Frisco, Texas, Anna (Stuart) Bogden of Henderson, Nevada, Pandora (A.T.) Payne of Grand Rapids, Michigan, his grandchildren, Benjamin Taylor, Nicholas Taylor, Adam Cairns and Gavin Highman, special friend, Linda Dillon of Mount Gilead.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, Katherine “Kat” Ruby Dillon, a grandson, Blake Highman, two brothers, Manos and Manoli Anton and his sister, Cocona Dodrill.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday beginning at 2 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, where friends may call from 12 noon until the time of service. Rev. Father Michael J. Ellis will be celebrant. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions in Michael’s name may be made to the Make A Wish Foundation, www.worldwish.org
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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Michael S. Anton.