Anthony Patunac Penetac

July 29, 1959 ~ Dec. 21, 2020

Anthony (Tony) Patunac Penetac was born on July 29, 1959 to Theresa and John Penetac Sr. of Nome. He went to school in Teller and Nome. He worked in Kotzebue, Noorvik and Hermiston, Oregon. He passed away in Hermiston after being diagnosed with a long-term illness on December 21, 2020.

Tony is survived by his brother Raymond and wife Sylvia Paniataaq, sister Mary and husband Joseph, and sister Marie Merito.

Tony is preceded in death by his parents Theresa and John Penetac, brothers Stanislaus and John Penetac Jr., his sisters Barbara Douglas, Bernadette Penetac, Winifred Penetac and Florence O’Neal.

He will be missed by his family and friends.

There will be a memorial service in Teller, AK at the end of June 2021. After the service he will be laid to rest next to his parents.

The Nome Nugget

PO Box 610
Nome, Alaska 99762

Phone: (907) 443-5235
Fax: (907) 443-5112

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