Anthony F. River

May 25, 2011

Anthony F. River, 81; of Phoenix died Wednesday at his home surrounded by his family after a long illness. He was born to the late John and Christina River in Staten Island, NY and he has been a resident of Phoenix, NY for 20 years. Mr. River was a United States Veteran having served in the Army Air Forces stationed in Alaska. He owned and operated Anthony River, Inc., Syracuse, NY. Mr. River was pre-deceased by his first wife Bonnie River in 1982 and his sister Florence Bowden. He is survived by his wife Patricia Spaulding Condon of Phoenix, step-mother Cecilia River of NJ, 5 children: Christina (Tak) Shigihara of CA, Anthony (Terry) River of Syracuse, Kenneth (Kathy) River of Phoenix, Michael (Rhonda) Condon of Fulton, Kathleen (Scott) Reich of Marietta, NY and 3 brothers: John (Joan) Rivers of NJ, Steven Rivers of NJ, Raymond Rivers of NJ, 16 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be conducted Wednesday, June 1st at 5:00 PM at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., with Rev. Moritz Fuchs officiating. Burial will be private. Calling hours will be held Wednesday from 3:00 to 5:00 PM at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton.

3 thoughts on “Anthony F. River

  1. My heartfelt sympathies to the family as you cope with the loss of a loved one. May the fond memories shared bring comfort during this time of grief and pain.
    (Please read John 5:28,29)

  2. Ken, Pat and family,
    Our sincerest condolences for your loss – we had hoped to get to the funeral home today but timing at work didn’t work out. We loved our days of guard with all of you and how Tony so gladly opened your home to all of of us after shows. He was a great man and I know was loved by all of you…………he will be missed. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you in the days and weeks ahead. Love, Jim, Ann, Jen and Rob 🙂

  3. Im so very sorry to hear of your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

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