Anthony “Tony” Pechonis of Canton, formerly of Stoughton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday Janaury 18, 2022 at the Hellenic Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Canton. He was 88 years old and the beloved husband of the late Celestina C. (Gonsalves) Pechonis. He is survived by his loving daughter Patricia Jones of Avon, MA, his 2 grandchildren, Nicholas A. Jones and Steven G.Jones both of Berkeley, California, numerous generations of nieces and nephews, his great-grand puppy Vera and his much loved cat Harley. Tony was also a brother to the late Sophie LaBossiere, Kosta Pechonis, Samuel Pechonis, John Pechonis, Milton Pechonis, Nicholas Pechonis, Stefanos Pechonis and Harris Pechonis.
Born September 13, 1933 in Stoughton, Massachusetts Anthony was a son of the late William K. Petsonas and Rosanna (Berube) Petsonas. He attended Stoughton Public Schools. Anthony was honorably discharged from the United States Air Force after proudly serving his country during the Korean War Era. Mr. Pechonis was employed for many years as a mill worker – machine operator at the former Plymouth Rubber Company in Canton,MA and later became a foreman – supervisor for the former Terkelsen Molding Company in Canton, MA. Tony enjoyed animals ,baseball, bowling, dancing, fishing, gardening, very loud music, woodworking and had the unique ability to “fix” old style radios and televisions. He will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
Visiting hours for Mr. Pechonis will be held on Monday January 24, 2022 from 10 am. - 11:45 a.m. in the Sheehan, Lowe & Powers Funeral Home and Cremation Services. His funeral service with United States Air Force military honors will follow at 12 noon in the funeral home. ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Tony’s memory can be made to the to the ASPCA, 350 S. Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130