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Fanny Anthony

Obituary of Fanny V. Anthony

Fanny V. Anthony passed away peacefully on July 9, 2022. She was born on July 14 th , 1927 to George and Mary Vahamikos. She attended Johnson City high school and excelled on their varsity basketball and field hockey teams. She was also an active service volunteer in clubs run through the Y.W.C.A. Her family regularly attended the local Greek Orthodox Church and through that social network she met the love of her life Constantine 'Gus' Anthony. They married in the summer of 1953 and spent 53 wonderful years together. During her adult life Fanny raised her three children, volunteered in numerous organizations, and played the sport of her passion, golf. She was a board member at the Y.M.C.A., long-time volunteer at Cortland Memorial Hospital, worked on several committees for the CCC women's golf association and was a member of her Greek church's Philoptochos society. Fanny adored her eight grandchildren and attended many of their activities, high school and college graduations. Fanny cherished her life in Cortland and stayed very active. She enjoyed playing bridge and other card games; she enjoyed Y.W.C.A. morning workouts and her morning coffee meetings with friends. Her residence at The Village Park facilitated loving relationships with her neighbors that she cherished. Fanny continued to attend her lifelong family church in Vestal. She is survived by her three children, Mike (Jena) of Waterbury Center, VT, Mary Ann Jensen (Paul) of Dresher, PA; and Paul (Liz) of Winston-Salem, NC; eight grandchildren Avery and Connor Anthony, Eric, Michael and Matthew Jensen, Thomas, Maria, and Grace Anthony. Calling hours will be 5-7 PM Tuesday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave, Cortland. Funeral services will be 10 AM Wednesday at the Funeral Home. You can stream the funeral directly by visiting www.wright-beard.com and clicking the live stream link. Burial will follow in Cortland Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to The Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, 421 Ohara Rd, Vestal, NY 13850 or the Cortland YWCA https://cortlandywca.org/
Tuesday
12
July

Visitation at Funeral Home

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc.
9 Lincoln Ave.
Cortland, New York, United States
Wednesday
13
July

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc.
9 Lincoln Ave.
Cortland, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Cortland Rural Cemetery
110 Tompkins St
Cortland, New York, United States