Tony Esposito Birthday


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Posted Online: Feb. 07, 2013, 8:14 am
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Tony Esposito, Moline, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Feb. 16. His children will host a dinner for him at the 7th Street Moline, Hy-Vee Clubroom. Relatives and friends are invited to attend from 5 to 8 p.m.. No gifts, please.
Mr. Esposito was born Feb. 16, 1923, in Chicago.
His children are JoAnne and Steve Jackson, Moline; Amy and Mike Kuberski, Evergreen, Colo.; and John Esposito, Moline. He has five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Tony started teaching school and coaching in 1946 at St. Anne School, East Moline. In 1950, he taught school and was a principal in Port Byron until 1954. In 1954, he began teaching and later became a principal for Moline Public Schools, retiring in 1981 from George Washington Elementary.
He is a member of Christ the King Catholic Church, Moline.












 




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