Goodbye Tony, my hometown buddy

Abraham Villarreal
3 min readOct 25, 2019
Anthony “Tony” Verovich. A Douglas, Arizona native.

My hometown friend Tony Verovich passed away. I didn’t know it until I read it in the paper this week. For some reason, this one hurts more than usual. Tony and I had a connection that you only get from people who come from your same hometown.

We didn’t grow up together, and he’s 21 years my senior. A few years ago, I met him when I started volunteering each Saturday at the Silver City Gospel Mission. The…

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Abraham Villarreal

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