Antonius “Tony” Leyten
Antonius “Tony” Leyten of South Mountain, formerly of Morrisburg, passed away Sept. 19, 2007 at Winchester District Memorial Hospital. He was 83.
He was born on April 25, 1924 in Chaam, Holland to the late Antonius Leyten and the late Mary Gommeren. He was the husband of the late Arnolda Leyten (nee Wirken). He was the beloved companion of Emmy Van Adrichem. He was the father of Josie Jones, Maryann McDonald (John), Linda Lovell (Ed), Andrew Leyten (Karen), and the late Tony Leyten Jr. He was the Opa of grandchildren Danny, Rhonda, Michael, Joshua, Kelsey, Jeremy, Christopher, Zachary, and great-grandchildren Brianna, Ben, Riley, Morgan, and Cooper. He was the brother of many brothers and sisters still residing in Holland and will be missed by the Van Adrichem family.
He was a farmer and a member of the Roman Catholic church.
The funeral was held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Morrisburg on Sept. 22 with Fr. Chisholm officiating, followed by interment at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Morrisburg. The pallbearers were grandsons Danny, Michael, Joshua, and Jeremy; and Leo andRodger Van Adrichem.
The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Byers Funeral Home in South Mountain.