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Antoinette Carmela Gallardo


07/16/1935 - 11/01/2015 Obituary
A celebration of life will be held at 10:00am Saturday, November 14th at St. Josephs Cemetery, San Pablo, CA for Antoinette (Toni) Gallardo, 80, of Mission Viejo who died November 1st, 2015.
Toni was born in San Leandro, CA on July 16, 1935. She married her husband, Ed, in 1954. In 1967 they moved to Tustin and raised their family. Toni was actively involved in her southern California community, working with the PTA, local Chamber of Commerce and St Cecilia Parish. In 1987, Toni and Ed retired to Bakersfield where Toni joined the Red Hat Society and volunteered at St Philip the Apostle parish.
Preceded in death by Ed, her husband of 41 years, Toni is survived by daughter Kathleen and her husband Doug Summers of Oceanside, CA; son Mark, his wife Mary and grandchildren Travis, Spencer and Madison of Chanhassen, MN; daughter Karen, her husband Tim Wise and grandchildren Marisa, Trevor and Natalie of Mission Viejo, CA.
The family would like to offer a heartfelt note of gratitude to the staff at Sunrise Assisted Living for their care and attention.
Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to Hoffman , Fund a Foot Campaign In Memory of Toni Gallardo.
https://hoffmannhospice.org/hospice-home-project/the-campaign/
Toni was a loving wife, devoted mother and "Nana" spending hours as a Yahtzee and Mexican Train Dominoes partner. She embraced a large extended family, had a passion for Italian cooking and "her Lakers". Her light shines on.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Nov. 6, 2015
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