Anthony Christopher Veltri, 56, of Monongah, passed away Sunday (July 9, 2017).
Chris was born Jan. 4, 1961, in Fairmont, the son of Samuel L. and Nancy Lehosit Veltri.
He was retired from the Myrtle Beach Police Department and served as the police chief for the Rivesville and Monongah police departments. Chris was a member of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He was also an avid hunter and fisherman.
Chris is survived by one son, Tony Veltri and his wife, Tessa, of Fairmont; three siblings, Bruce Veltri and his wife, Angie, of Farmington, Elaine Veltri of Greenville, South Carolina, and Josh Veltri and his wife, Melissa, of Farmington; two grandchildren, Tyler Veltri and Seth Veltri; two nephews, Kash Veltri and Joshua Veltri; and six nieces, Brandiann Garfold, Mary Elizabeth Gaston, Maria Veltri, Miranda Veltri, Mikaela Veltri and Melaina Veltri.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Johnny Joseph Veltri.
The family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at Domico Funeral Home, 414 Gaston Ave, Fairmont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Monongah. Interment will follow at Shinnston Memorial Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family at domicofh.com.
Published on July 11, 2017