Anthony “Tony” Suarez, 26, of Springfield passed away at 10:26 am, Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at St. John’s Hospital, after losing a battle with asthma. He was born in Springfield on August 13, 1984 to Joe and Lana Albert Suarez. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather; Silver Suarez and his maternal grandparents, Joe and Joyce Albert.
Tony worked for Laketown Printing in Springfield. He was an active member of the Springfield Elks Lodge #158, the Checker Car Club of America and also the Corvair Club in Springfield. Tony was an avid Cubs fan and also enjoyed watching the Bears. He was also very computer savvy and enjoyed all aspects of the computer.
He is survived by his mom and dad, Lana and Joe Suarez; his grandmother, Laura Suarez, a sister, Gayle; a brother, David; four nieces; one nephew and one great nephew, several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation: 5-7 pm, Friday, April 22, 2011, at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 12 noon, April 23, 2011, at Staab Funeral Home, with Dr. Curt Daniel officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Elks National Foundation Scholar-ship Fund, care of the Elks, 409 East Lake Shore Drive, Springfield, IL 62712, in Tony’s Honor.