Anton "Carry" van Tol

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | February 04, 2021

Anton “Carry” van Tol, 77, of Sebastian, Fl, formerly of Elizabeth Township, passed away Monday, February 1, 2021 after a courageous 10 year battle with cancer. He has resided in Sebastian for the past 5 years. He was born in Amsterdam, Netherlands January 11, 1944 and was the son of the late Antoon and Wilhelmina van Tol. He is survived by his wife of over 55 years Nora (Bloom) van Tol, daughter Christine van Tol of Versailles, grandchildren Colleen Mence (Matthew) of Wilson and Keith Mence of Versailles, great grandchildren:  Erik, Denver and Nora, brother Rene (Debbie) van Tol of Round Rock TX and sister Ingrid (Bill) Hailer of West Virginia. Carry was the co proprietor of the former Highland Meadows Auto Service in Elizabeth Township before retiring to Florida. While living in Elizabeth Township for 45 years, he served as past president of the Rotary Club of Elizabeth and was a member of the Mason’s Duquesne McKeesport Lodge # 731.  He was also known for lending a hand and humor when needed. There is no visitation. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers the family asks for memorial donations to Brother’s Brother foundation at  Brother’s Brother Foundation, 1200 Galveston Ave, Pittsburgh, PA, 15233 (412) 321-3160 or or a charity of your choice. Notice provided by Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Condolences may be made at

Originally published February 04, 2021.

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