Antoinette Calvo DePalma, 97, of Taylor, died Friday evening at Allied Services Hospice Unit surrounded by her family. She was the widow of the late Louis DePalma.
Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Pauline Germano Calvo. She was a graduate of West Scranton High and prior to retirement, she worked in the local garment industry.
She was a lifelong member of St. Ann Basilica where she served as a eucharistic minister, a choir member, a lecture and was also a member of the Ladies of the Basilica. She had a strong faith and was a devout catholic. She was a member of UNICO and attended many of their regular events and was also a strong supporter and active in Pro-Life. Antoinette also attended many Broadway plays. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Her family wishes to thank all of her many caregivers for all of their care and compassion.
Surviving are sons; Gaetano DePalma and wife Mary, Scranton and Louis DePalma and wife Lynda, Taylor. Daughters; Pauline Abdo and husband Joe and JoanAnn Mazonis and husband Albert, all of Florida. Many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Sisters; Grace Coccia, Old Forge and Mary Eramo, NY. Nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by a brother; Phillip Calvo.
The funeral will be Wednesday with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am in St. Ann’s Church, St. Ann St., Scranton.
Interment, Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton.
Friends may call Tuesday from 4-7pm at Savino Traditional Funerals and Cremation Care, 157 S. Main St., Scranton, Carl J. Savino, Jr., supervisor.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Ann Basilica Parish, 1250 St. Ann St. Scranton, Pa 18504
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