The Obit For Tony Swift

Anthony F. Veverka
December 05, 1916 - August 04, 2008

Resided In: Gatlinburg Tennessee USA
Visitation: August 10, 2008
Service: August 11, 2008
Cemetery: Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens


Anthony F. Veverka, age 91, passed away Monday, August 4, 2008 in Stuart, Florida. He was a long time resident of Gatlinburg, Tennessee and was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mildred Veverka, after 65 years together.

He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, the Catholic Order of Foresters, and the Retired Citizens of the Smokies.

He was retired from the Internal Revenue Service. Tony was known as an avid bridge player and was a member of two bridge clubs in Sevier County and three in Florida.

He was an excellent minor league baseball player in the 1930’s, playing in Texas under the name Tony Swift because of his speed. He was a diehard Chicago Cubs fan, loved all sports, but mainly loved his family. We’ll miss you.

Survivors:
Son and daughter-in-law: Ken and Martie Veverka and her children Jamey and Brittney of Stuart, Florida.

Daughter and son-in-law: Marilyn and Carl Catalano of Oak Lawn, IL.

Grandchildren: Chris Catalano of Oak Lawn, IL; Kim Schilingo of Westmont, IL.

Sisters and brothers-in-law: Dorothy and Emil Cizek of Cresthill, IL; Mary and Ed Niehoff of Westmont, IL.
Several nieces and nephews.

Funeral mass 10 AM Monday, Aug 11th at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Gatlinburg with Monsignor Philip F. Thoni officiating.

Interment will follow in Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends 3-5 PM Sunday, Aug 10th at Atchley’s Smoky Mountain Chapel, Pigeon Forge. (www.atchleyfuneralhome.com)