Anthony "Tony" Vetta

anthony  vetta

August 7, 1933 ~ November 15, 2021

Born in: Waukesh, Wisconsin
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

Service for Anthony “Tony” Vetta:

Anthony “Tony” Vetta, 88, found peace surrounded by family on his way into the arms of his soulmate and love of his life Lynne, on Nov. 15, 2021. Survived by children, Kathy (Tommy) Karagianis, Kelly (Tim) Reimer, Cory (Dena) Vetta and Andy Fox; grandchildren, Joe (Jessica) Beller, Jennifer Shallow, Amanda (Zach) DesJardins, Bella Vetta and Andrew (Mackenzie) Fox; and great-grandchildren, Adriana and Nadia; loved by so many family, friends, and everyone he met whether it was weeks or years. Special thanks to Monica who made him smile and gave him quality of life to the end. Preceded in death by his most adored wife, Lynne Vetta; parents; brother, Felix; and sister, Eda. Tony was born to Joe and Mary Vetta on Aug. 7, 1933, in Waukesha, Wis. He worked at Time Insurance and National Target. Tony enjoyed his family, cooking, fishing, walking at the river and eating good food. Family will receive friends, 1 to 2 P.M. Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, followed by memorial service in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959. Livestreaming and Online condolences at


Memorial Service: November 21, 2021 2:00 pm

Montgomery & Steward Funeral Chapel
1317 N. Main Street
Pueblo, CO 81003


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  1. We were so saddened to hear of Tony’s passing. He was easily one of our favorite patients and will be dearly missed. Our deepest condolences to the family.

    Dr. Matt Philson and staff

  2. Tony was one of the kindest and nicest man we have ever had the honor to meet! We’ve known him through the YMCA of Pueblo and found him very helpful always with a smile and he will be deeply missed! Our deepest condolences to his family! He will be deeply missed! Ray and P.J Ruiz

  3. Thankful to know your sweet dad! Tony was such a beautiful soul. His smile and energy lifted everyone up!
    Sending love and prayers to Cory and the whole family.

  4. Thankful to know your sweet dad! Tony had such a beautiful spirit. His smile and energy lifted everyone up! Sending love and prayers to Cory and all the family.

  5. I remember Tony from when I worked at Time Insurance for a short time. And then, eight years later, he was our neighbor when my husband and I moved into the house next door to his in Waukesha, Wisconsin. I will always remember his smile and his friendliness. My deepest condolences to his family and friends. Rest In Peace, Tony!

  6. In loving memory of a kind, funny, and giving guy – a fellow Wisconsinite! Love and prayers to all of the Vetta Family.

  7. Such a beautiful human being. I knew him from the YMCA. ALWAYS with a smile and a kind word. One special guy!
    My deepest sympathy to his family.

  8. Dear Cory and family,
    Heartfelt sorrow to hear of your dad’s passing.
    Love and condolences to you and your family.
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Love Always.

  9. Tony was a true gentlemen. He was so kind, smart, fun and filled with so much love for everyone.
    He was family and will sadly be missed. Love and condolences to Cory and the whole family.

    “Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul, there is no such thing as separation.” Rum

  10. Tony participated in classes at the YMCA of which I was an Instructor. Tony had something special; people were drawn to him. Charming, easy laugh, sparkle to his eyes. He will be missed and fondly remembered.

  11. Our heartfelt condolences & prayers go out to the family. We had the privilege & honor to work alongside Tony & Lynn at the Colorado State & District 60 Dutch Clark Stadium. They are beautiful & fun-loving couple who were always a pleasure to be around. We are blessed to know them as co-workers & friends. They will remain in our hearts forever.

  12. I was so sad to hear of Tony’s passing. He was our neighbor on Dittmer and we loved him and Lynne so much. They were such good people and so fun to have conversation with. My deepest condolences to Tony’s family and all who loved him.

  13. Tony was a member of the Pueblo YMCA and was adored by all. His presence made an exercise class feel like a party with his upbeat nature and sense of humor. He was kind, caring, generous, easy going and an honor to call friend. I have already missed him very much. Love, Cheri

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