Antonio (Tony) Conde passed away Saturday, June 9, 2007, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Tony was born in La Estrada Pontevedra, Spain on August 30, 1920.
Tony’s family will receive visitors after 5:00 pm, Tuesday, June 12th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. A rosary will be held at 7:00 pm.
Funeral service will be 10:00 am Wednesday, June 13th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home with Father Bill Bartniski officiating. Entombment will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Galveston at 2506 65th Street.
Tony was preceded in death by his parents, Manuel and Dolores Presares Conde; and two brothers, Casimiro and Manuel Conde.
Tony attended college at Mount Hermon in Vermont where he set a track record that stood for 17 years. He was a United States Merchant Marine Veteran, having served aboard ocean-going merchant ships in service to the US during World War II. Tony retired from Todd Shipyard after 35 years in the Public Relations Department. He was a member of the men’s Propeller Club and the San Giovanni Italian American Club. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. Tony is survived by his wife of 59 years, Consuelo Conde, of Galveston; daughter, Shelley Perry and husband, Dick, of Arkansas; son, Anthony Conde, of Galveston; grandchildren: Anthony and Craig Conde, of Galveston; Rishelle and Erick Fedrick, of Arkansas; and Todd Perry and wife, Vicky, of Colorado; sister, Carmen Conde, of Spain; sister-in-law, Benedicta Conde, of Port Arthur; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Bobo Conde, Dick Perry, Todd Perry, Anthony Conde, Craig Conde, and Jackie Blume.
Honorary pallbearers will be Eric Fedrick, Danny Bergeron, David Bergeron, Darrell Stewart, Teddy O’Rourke, Henry Fry, Albert Shannon, Mando Jimenez, Robert Smith, and Sal Arcidiacono.