After a long battle with Parkinson’s disease Anthony W. “Tony” Harcar, 84, of Streator went to see our Lord on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at Sugar Creek Alzheimer’s Special Care Center in Bloomington.
Private services will be held. The Solon-Telford Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Gavin Harcar, Chad Hardgrove, Ryan Hardgrove, Nick Hardgrove and Jake Harcar.
Born March 30, 1937 in Chicago he was the son of Anthony “Tony” and Bernadine (Seipp) Harcar. He married Marjorie Imm on April 8, 1988.
He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Harcar of Streator; daughters, Cindy (Jeff) Hardgrove of Streator and Kris (David) Hagen of Aberdeen, Washington; a son, Ron (Carrie) Harcar of Streator; 10 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren and 1 great grandchild on the way; stepchildren, Julie (Mark) Northrup of O'Fallon, Liz (Tom) Price of Streator, Cathleen (Mike) Bennett of Cornell and Jim (Terri) Robertson of LaQuinta, California; 9 step-grandchildren and 5 step-great grandchildren; sisters, Sue Morgan of Streator, Mary (Larry “Chico”) Poldek of Streator and LuAnn (Jim) Hoarty of Streator; brothers, Mike Harcar of Streator, Daniel Harcar of Streator and Stephen (Chris) Harcar of Streator.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Tony Harcar; sisters, Beverly Fialko, Carol Bucalo and Patricia Starkey; and brothers, Robert, David, Dale, Donald, Gene and Mark Harcar.
Tony lived his lifetime in the Streator area. He attended St. Stephens’s Grade School and Streator High School.
He worked early on for Owens Illinois Glass Company. A Butcher/Meet Cutter by trade Tony worked for the family business, Harcar’s Meat Market and Streator Meat Packing through the years. He later worked as a salesman for US Foods for 24 years until his retirement. He always thought the world of his customers and co-workers.
Tony was a man with a big heart and will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
Memorials may be directed to the Parkinson’s Foundation or the American Alzheimer’s Association.
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