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Anton "Tony" Nirschl, Jr.
  • Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc.
    795 E. Main St. Suite 11
    Cobleskill, NY 12043

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“Polly, June and Anton please accept our deepest sympathy on your loss. He will be greatly missed. God Bless ”
1 of 17 | Posted by: Andy & Gayle Primeau - NY

“My deepest sympathy to all family members. As a kid growing up in Sharon Springs area, no school class was complete without a "Nirschl" as a member....Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: John Istle - North Las Vegas, NV

“My prayers of peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts to Aunt Polly, June and Anton...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Mary Kachmarik Lavarnway - VA

“We have known Tony a long long time. I remember when he worked on my folks TV and later on our TVs. He was always a fair and square guy and never...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Larry and Sally Farro - FL

“I remember Tony as a young girl, he went to school where my Grandmother, Blanche PeRue, use to teach and I use to go to the little school in Patria...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Janet Meade Schrom Morse - Greer, SC

“I have really enjoyed all the stories Ed has shared with me guarding his oldest brother and his family over the years. I will miss him at The family...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Kathy Nirschl - Maryland, NY

“I remember Tony and Pauline at the fair for the church and tony fixing our tv. god bless the family. he will be missed by all. ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Betty Van Natten - cobleskill, NY

“I have known Tony for years and his wife Polly. I am sure my Dad Wilson Mickle bought many TV;s from Tony or had him repair them. I remember going to...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Loretta & Danny Trafton - NY

“The angels are rejoicing as they welcome their newest addition to Heaven. Hugs to Aunt Polly, Anton and June. Much love, Patty and Tom, Ali and...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: patty kachmarik schodorf - milton, GA

“Words can't say what a good person uncle Tony was and how I feel about him he was loved so much and cared for by his family and friends love and...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Dawn M. Nirschl/handy - Cullman, AL

“I will miss his smile and his happiness. He was always happy! ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Jennifer Lawyer - Howes Cave, NY

“Anton will be missed by all of the congregation of the Level Cross Baptist Church in Randleman, N.C. Pastor: Jerry Mills ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Pastor Jerry Mills - Randleman, NC

“My favorite memory of Dad is I can't stop at one but he was such an inspiration to me and helped me with the raising my family according to Gods Word...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Thomas Tessier - Asheboro, NC

“My deepest sympathy to family in this time of loss brother Tony was the most faithful and righteous man I have ever known.I am so grateful for his...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Ronnie W.Porter

“prayers Polly to you and your family He was truly a Christian not just words but of actions shown to all. ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Lynda Fuegmann - richmondville, NY

“My thoughts and prayer are with the family. Tony was a real dedicated servant of the Lord. He was a blessing.. I will remember him as he was the last...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Ralph A. Warner - Muskego, WI

“My thoughts and prayers to tony's wife pauline and the rest of his family. he will be missed. ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Herb Van Natten Jr - cobleskill, NY


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Howes Cave: Anton "Tony" Nirschl, Jr., 84, of Sagendorf Corners Road went to his Heavenly home Tuesday, November 26, 2013.

He was born in Patria, NY on March 3, 1929, the oldest of twelve children of Elinor (Stanton) and Anton Nirschl, Sr.

Anton attended the one room school in Patria and graduated from Coynn Electrical in Chicago. He was drafted into the United States Army, serving from 1950 to 1952, achieving the rank of Corporal. He worked in communications on IBM and Philco computers.

After his honorable discharge, Tony graduated from the Capital Radio Engineering Institute.

He owned and operated Tony's TV Sales and Service on Division Street in Cobleskill, later moving the business to the Lawyersville Post Office building. A master repairman, he was known as Mr. Fixit and the Lonely Maytag Repairman.

He was a charter member of the former Open Bible Baptist Church, the last member of the Schoharie County Gideons and was devoted to the work of the church

Tony was predeceased by his daughter: Mary Beth.

He is survived by his wife Pauline (Flint) Nirschl, whom he married on October 27, 1956 and daughter: June (Thomas) Tessier and their children: Thomas II, Brandon, Brently, Brynn and Hannah, all of Asheboro, N.C.; son: Anton (Colleen Saeli) W. Nirschl and their children: Jacqueline, Trent and Emily, all of Cooperstown; siblings: Margaret Nirschl Becker, Josephine Nirschl King, Robert Nirschl, Betty Nirschl Cullen, Beverly Nirschl Kachmarik, Allen Nirschl, Edwin Nirschl, Richard Nirschl, David Nirschl, Stephen Nirschl, and Susan Nirschl Davis.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00AM on Monday December 2, 2013 at the Valley Bible Baptist Church, 745 Mineral Springs Rd., Cobleskill, NY 1243 with Rev. Shawn Foster officiating. Burial will follow in Cobleskill Rural Cemetery. A period of visitation will be held form 5:00-7:00PM at the Valley Bible Baptist Church on Sunday December 1, 2013.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Catskill Area Hospice & Palliative Care, 795 East Main St., Suite 11, Cobleskill, NY 12043.

Arrangements have been entrusted have been entrusted to Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill and Palmer & Shaylor Funeral Home, 134 River St , Middleburgh .