Obituary for Anthony "Tony" Vaganos Blair | Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Ltd
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Anthony "Tony" Vaganos Blair

March 4, 1981 ~ March 7, 2018 (age 37)

Anthony “Tony” Vaganos Blair, 37, of Wellsboro, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital.  He was born March 4, 1981, in Wellsboro the son of Robert J. Blair and Tana V. (Root) Deery. 

Anthony was a graduate of Wellsboro High School, Class of 1999 and the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, with an Associate degree in Graphic Design. He was instrumental in organizing the first computer generated art exhibit at the Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center, in Wellsboro.

Anthony had a very kind and outgoing personality, he loved interacting with children and animals. He will be remembered for his contagious smile and twinkle in his eye, regardless of his mood.

Survived by his father, Robert J. Blair and his mother and step-father, Tana and Phillip Deery, all of Wellsboro, PA; his sister, SanBee K. Coolidge (Nathan) of Philadelphia, PA; aunts, Glenna Blair, Lisa Dodge (Gary), Kathy Mignano (Joe); uncle, Leon Root (Diana). Anthony was preceded in death by his brother, Kaleb Robert Blair in 1993; grandfather, Glenn A. Blair; grandmother, Vera (Blair) Ferguson; grandparents, Kathryn and Leon Root.

Anthony’s memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2018, at 11:00 AM, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Pearl St., Wellsboro, PA with Rev. Canon Gregory P. Hinton officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Wellsboro Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Wellsboro High School, Kaleb Robert Blair Memorial Scholarship Fund, 227 Nichols St., Wellsboro, PA 16901.

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Local arrangements are entrusted to Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Ltd., 139 Main St., Wellsboro, PA 16901.

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