Anthony J. 'Tony' Nash passed away Tuesday in Port Richey, Fla.
Born in Beaver Meadows on Aug. 25, 1933, he was the son of the late James and Margaret (O'Donnell) Nash.
Tony was a member of Holy Rosary Church.
He was a 1951 graduate of MMI and a graduate of King's College, Wilkes Barre. Tony did graduate work at Lehigh University and received a master's degree from Bloomsburg University.
Tony taught English at Hazleton High School from 1961 to 1968 and Salisbury Township High School (Allentown) from 1968 to 1969. He was then employed by ILGWU as educational director, followed by 30 years at Blue Cross of Northeast Pennsylvania as manager of labor accounts.
Tony served for 10 years on the Hazleton City Authority Water Department, both as a member and chairman.
He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in France.
Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were a brother, Edward, and sister, Mary (Nash) Ferrari.
Surviving are his wife, Frances (Kennedy) Nash, Hazleton; daughter, Dr. Marybeth Nash Wilson and her husband dLon, Sugarloaf Twp.; granddaughter, Lily Wilson; stepgrandchildren, Rylan and Camryn Wilson; sister, Margaret Polumbo, Beaver Meadows; and many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Holy Rosary Church, Hazleton. Interment will follow in St.
Gabriel's Cemetery, Hazleton. Relatives and friends are invited to the church from 8:30 a.m. until the time of the Mass.