Saturday, September 17, 2022
11:00 AM EDT
Turowski Life Story Funeral Homes
Canton, West of Sheldon
45100 Warren Rd.
Canton, MI 48187
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Life Story / Obituary
Anthony “Tony” Hellner of Belleville passed away September 2, 2022. He was born June 28, 1964, in Detroit, Michigan to Robert and Joann Hellner. Tony proudly served in the U.S. Army for 20 years. Beloved husband of Shannon Blair-Hellner. Loving father of Thomas Hellner and stepfather of Jessica (the late T.J.) Boehmer, Melissa (Michael) Beard, Erik (Briana) Skurda, and David (Amanda) Shirley. Dear brother of Steve (Elsie) Hellner, Deborah (Charles) Didone, and Joseph Hellner. Uncle Thomas (Pamela) Pokladowski, Aunt Rita (Walter) Ryno, and many cousins. He is also survived by his in-laws Merle and Dana Blair, sister-in-law Stacey (David) Miller, eight grandchildren, two nieces, four nephews, a great-niece and two great-nephews, all of which called him “Papa Tony”. He also leaves behind his faithful dog and companion Gina Belle. Tony was an avid boater, sports car enthusiast, enjoyed train watching and building out his model railroad. He was recently discovering a new love of flying on a simulator he was constructing in his office. Tony went on many adventures and loved exploring with his wife Shannon. Although Tony’s son lives in Germany, Tommy was always in his thoughts and heart. He would travel to Germany for visits as often as possible. He loved spending time with all of his friends and family and living life to the fullest. Tony will be truly missed. Visitation Friday 2pm- 8pm and funeral service Saturday, instate 10am until the time of service at 11am at Neely-Turowski Funeral Home, 45100 Warren Rd, Canton, MI (between Canton Center and Sheldon).Tony's final resting place will be at the Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, Michigan. Memorial contributions may be directed to American Heart Association.