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Antoinette M. Tomaro

December 16, 1924 — May 3, 2022

Antoinette M. Tomaro

Antoinette M. Tomaro, age 97 of Middleburg Heights, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Beloved wife of the late Joseph; loving mother of Mary Ann Torchia (Angelo) and Joseph (Marie); devoted grandmother of Christina Torchia (Mark Seifert) and the late Angela Egizii; aunt, cousin, and friend to many. Preceded in death by her parents, James and Nancy Diorio and siblings, Jack Diorio (Tressa, deceased) and Mary Manocchio (Louie, deceased).

Antoinette came to the U.S. from Campobasso, Italy at the age of four, growing up in the 110th and Woodland Italian neighborhood. She met the love of her life, Joseph who lived across the street. They were married 43 years, raising two adopted children. Antoinette enjoyed gardening, crocheting, cooking, and baking. Everyone knew her for her famous chocolate coconut squares.

Mass of Christian Burial at 10am on Friday, May 6, 2022, at St. Bartholomew Church, 14865 Bagley Rd., Middleburg Heights, OH 44130. Meet at the funeral home for prayers at 9:15am. Family to receive friends from 4-8pm on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 Ridge Rd., Parma, OH 44129. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brook Park, OH.

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Visitation

Thursday, May 5, 2022

4:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Busch Funeral Home, Parma

7501 Ridge Road, Parma, OH 44129

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Prayer Service

Friday, May 6, 2022

9:15 - 9:30am (Eastern time)

Busch Funeral Home, Parma

7501 Ridge Road, Parma, OH 44129

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Mass

Friday, May 6, 2022

10:00am - 11:00pm (Eastern time)

St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, CATHOL

14865 East Bagley Road, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130

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Graveside Service

Friday, May 6, 2022

11:30 - 11:45am (Eastern time)

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