Joseph Anthony Altherr Jr.

April 13, 1947February 28, 2012

Joseph A. (Tony) Altherr Joseph A. (Tony) Altherr Jr. passed away Tuesday February 28, 2012 in Boca Raton, FL. He was born in Ironton, Ohio on April 13, 1947, the son of the late Joseph A. and the late Marie Altherr. He is survived by his wife of 42 years Jeanne Early Altherr; his son and daughter-in-law Greg and Aisha Altherr of Park City, UT; daughter and son-in-law Kim and Scott Murphy of Round Rock, TX; daughter and son-in-law Kristin and Brian McHugh of Deerfield Beach, FL; grandchildren, Alex Altherr, Mark Altherr, Michael Murphy, Tyler Murphy and Lily Murphy. A memorial mass will be held at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Boca Raton, FL on Tuesday March 6, 2012 at 9:30am in the chapel. An additional memorial mass will be held at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Cincinnati, OH at a date to be determined. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Boca Helping Hands, 1500 NW 1st Court, Boca Raton, FL 33432, Phone 561-417-0913. Arrangements entrusted to Babione Funeral Home, 1100 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton, FL 33432 www.


  • Memorial Mass Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Joseph Anthony Altherr Jr.

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Rich Niemeyer

March 10, 2012

Jeanne and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Tony was a special person: always the life of the party, but always there for you if you needed help. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Rich Niemeyer

March 9, 2012

We are so sorry to hear of Tony's death. May he rest in God's love and peace. God bless your family and comfort you all during this difficult time.

Linda and Andy Carey

March 8, 2012

Jeanne and family, Tony was so special to our family words cannot describe. how much he will be missed. I hope you take comfort in knowing how much he was loved and will be missed. Lavetta and Jim Sites and family.

Kimberly Zornes

March 8, 2012

So saddened to hear of Tony's passing. I will never forget him making my wedding so special by attending and bringing Uncle Joe. Our dance together is one of the best memories I have of my wedding day. Love, Kimberly Zornes
(Tony's God Daughter)

March 4, 2012

Jeanne, Kim, Greg and Kristin

My thoughts and prayers are with you during this tough time and the time going forward. Tony was one of the most genuine, caring people I've ever known--he always greeted me with a heart-felt welcome that I will miss. Your Friend, Kevin Toops

March 3, 2012

Jeanne, Greg, Kim, Kristin, I'm so sorry for your sudden loss. You have been in all our thoughts and prayers this past week. So many good memories from RK's. Love, Lois Fehr Beckmaan and family.

Cousins Betty Jane & Bradley Bob Henson

March 3, 2012

Cousin Jeanne Marie and Greg, Kim and Kristin, I think you know how much we loved that sweet Tony. We are saddened to our very core, to realize he is gone. His smile, his laugh and his love for all of you absolutely will be something we will never forget, never. Our arms are around each of you, hugging you tight....I will be forever happy I even knew him, I hope each of you remember to smile when you think of his incredible joy having you as his family. Our hearts are breaking.

Paul Medbery

March 2, 2012

Jeanne, Greg, Kim and Kristin
I'm having a hard time finding the words to express the sadness I feel at the passing of Tony. It has left a void in my life that I will fill with all the "GREAT" memories I have of T.A. and all of you. He was an incredible guy and I will miss him dearly.

March 1, 2012

Carlos and I were so saddened to hear of the death of Tony. Our hearts go out to you and your family and you will be remembered in our prayers. God grant you strength and peace. Carlos and Macksyne

Vickie Clevenger Willis

March 1, 2012

Oh Jeanne, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this time.