He is survived by his wife the former, Nancy Ann Crispell, and would have celebrated thier 55th wedding anniversary on December 7th.
Anthony was born January 11th, 1937 in Tunkhannock, the son of the late Anthony W. and Lillian Shiffer McKennas Sr. He lived in the Tunkhannock area his entire life and was a graduate of Tunkhannock High School, Class of 1954, and retired from Readington Farms as a field representative.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, working in his garden, woodworking, and was an exceptional "A" class horseshoe player at the Factoryville Sportsmen's Club.
Anthony especially enjoyed supporting his grandchildren in sports, school, and college.
The family would like to thank the staff at Southern Care Hospice and especially nurse Robin for the exceptional care she provided.
Anthony is also survived by a daughter, Darlene McKennas of Harrisburg; a son, Anthony James McKennas and wife Nancy of Laceyville; a grandson, Anthony (A.J.) McKennas and wife Bridgette of Montrose; two granddaughters, Christine McKennas and companion Jared Myers of Springbrook Township and Ariel McKennas of Laceyville; and a brother Joseph McKennas of Tunkhannock.
He was predeceased by a sister, Irene McKennas Gruver, formerly of Meshoppen.
At Anthony's request, there will be no viewing and the funeral service will be be private.
A public memorial service will be held on Thursday the 15th at 11:30am in the East Lemon United Methodist Church, with services by Rev. Margaret M. McCarty.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Wyoming County Cancer Society, 8 Ironwood Drive, Tunkhannock, Pa. 18657 or the East Lemon United Methodist Church, 1174 East Avery Station Road, Factoryville, Pa. 18419.