Anthony “Tony” Zak, age 88, of Little Black, passed away Monday, November 12, 2012 at House of the Dove Hospice in Marshfield. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 AM Friday, November 16, 2012 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Stetsonville. A visitation will be held Friday from 9:30AM until the time of service at the church. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Stetsonville.
Tony was born February 6, 1924 to Joseph and Julia (Siska) Zak in Little Black. He received his education from Dorchester Schools. Tony and Elizabeth Becker were joined in marriage on May 26, 1951 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Stetsonville. He worked for the Civilian Conservation Corp and then in 1941 he began work for Soo Line Railroad as a section foreman until retirement in 1986.
Tony was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He enjoyed going to auctions, spending time outdoors, gardening, and hunting.
Tony is survived by his sons: James Zak of Stetsonville, Thomas (Melissa) Zak of Stetsonville and Joseph Zak of Stetsonville; his grandchildren: Tonya, Heather, Antonia, James Jr, Chris, Jennifer, Chelsea, Megan, Jordan and Holly. He is further survived by his brothers: Victor (Elizabeth) Zak of Abbotsford and Michael Zak of Stetsonville; and his sisters: Ann Gerlich of Chicago and Margaret (Clifford) Stevens.
Tony is preceded in death by his siblings: Frank, Rudy, and Irene.
The Maurina Schilling Funeral Home in Dorchester is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Friends may send online condolences to www.maurinaschilling.com