SCHONBERGER, Tony (Anthony). Tony Schonberger passed away on May 28, 2012 at the Fraser Canyon Hospital. He was born in November 1930 in Rutland, BC and had lived in the Hope area for more than 50 years. Tony is predeceased by his wife Bernice, sons; Andy and Wade, brothers; Louis, Lud, Paul, Bert, and sisters; Emma Hittel and Rosa Wood.
Tony is survived by sister, Mary (Mid) Stewart, sons; Dennis (Suzann), Ron
(Peggy), Ken (Debbie), grandsons, Bill, Joey (Hedy), Anthony, granddaughters; Jennifer (Darrell Tetlock), Drena (Steve King) and great-granddaughter, Emma Tetlock. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews a large extended family and very good friend Iris Haw. Tony came to Hope as a miner at Giant Mascot but in 1972 he bought Hope Taxi which he ran until his retirement in 1998. An avid fisherman, he was active in sports, bowling and the Friday night Poker Club. A Memorial Service will be held on June 4th at 2 pm at the Grace Baptist Church, 949 Third Ave, Hope BC. If friends so desire, donations may be made to Fraser Canyon Hospice, BC Children’s Hospital or the Cancer Society. The family would like to thank Dr. Botha and the staff at Fraser Canyon Hospital for the care that Tony received over the last 3 months.