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Anthony Barone

June 25, 2019

Anthony “Tony” Barone—Beloved husband of Kathleen (nee Lyons); loving father of Amy Kentfield, Tony Jr., and Brian (Moira) Barone; proud and cherished grandfather of Katie, Christy, and Kevin Jr. Kentfield, and Carson, Ava, Gianna, and Cecilia Barone; dear brother of Adrienne (Dino) Micheli; fond uncle of many. Former Executive for the NBA, member of the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame, Illinois Basketball Coaches Association, member of the Hall of Fame at the Chicago Catholic League, head coach and Hall of Famer at Creighton University, and a 1966 member of Duke University Final 4 team. Visitation will be held at Cooney Funeral Home located at 3918 W. Irving Park Rd. in Chicago on Friday from 3:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Funeral Saturday, prayers at 9:15 a.m. to St. Margaret Mary Church for Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment Rosehill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Danny Did Foundation at are appreciated. For information please call 773-588-5850 or visit

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