Bethlehem Press

Friday, December 6, 2019

Anthony F. August Sr., former assistant fire chief

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Anthony F. August Sr., 91, of Bethlehem, died July 29, 2019, at Gracedale Nursing Home. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Jack and Conceicao (Nyguyen) August. He was the husband of Lois A. (Hinkel) August for 71 years.

He began working at age of 15 with Bethlehem Steel. He later started his own business which included a Texaco service station and a paving-hauling and landscaping business.

He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Bethlehem.

He was a former member of Steel City Fire Company where he was the assistant chief for nine years, was a hall steward for over two years and assisted in building the first fire house. He was a life member of South Eastern Fire Company.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Anthony F. Jr, Dennis A. and his wife Diane and James A. and his wife Kimla Cotropia; a daughter, Marie L. August; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He is predeceased by one brother; and five sisters.

Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street - Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

Arrangements were made by Cantelmi-Long Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.