Anton Babnik
Died: Dec 29, 2016

Anton Babnik

July 30, 1920 – December 29, 2016

Beloved husband of Antonia (Kosir) for 69 years. Loving father of Antonia (Henry) Stalzer, Anton Jr (Kathy), Frances (Peter) Cekuta, Mary (Jerry) Zupan, Andrew (Michele), John (Peggy), Joseph (Catherine), and Ann (Paul) Moeller. Grandfather to 22 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. Brother of Francka, Marija (Minka), Janez (+2002), Lojze, France (+2013), Jozko (+1944), and Matija. Born in SentVid, Slovenia, Anton's normal youth was upended by WWII. As a Displaced Person, he came to the USA in 1949 and settled in New York City. Anton’s career in stainless steel fabrication was augmented by his work for Slovenian-American fraternal and Catholic parish organizations. By the time of his death (cancer) at Holy Comforter Field Home in his 96th year, his marriage spawned a family of 85 members.

Family will receive friends and relatives on Monday, January 2, 2017, from 2 – 4 and from 7 – 9 pm at Heritage Funeral Home, 35 Morrissey Drive, Putnam Valley N Y 10579.

Funeral Mass on Tuesday, January 3 at 10 am at the Church of St. John the Evangelist, 221 E. Lake Blvd, Mahopac NY 10541. Interment at Rose Hills Memorial Park, 101 Mill St, Putnam Valley NY 10579.

In keeping with Anton’s practice of paying it forward, in lieu of flowers, please donate to a charity of your choice.

December 30th, 2016 7:25 am
Love goes out to the family.
Terry and Leslie
December 30th, 2016 9:46 am
John and family we're so sorry to hear of your father's passing please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you if there's anything you need, Please let us know
January 1st, 2017 1:48 pm
Dear Mrs.Babnik and family, Sprejmite nase sozalje ob Vasi izgubi moza in Ata. May you all be comforted during this sad time by the precious memories you have of your dear husband and Ata to many! May he rest in peace. Our heartfelt sympathy , thoughts and prayers are with you today and days ahead. Sincerely with love , Nezi, Paul , Jake and Emma Elliot
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