90, passed away August 18, 2016. A Bradenton resident since 1976, she was born March 3, 1926 in Detroit, Michigan. Antoinette cherished her family. She was a loving wife, mother and a proud and devoted grandmother and great grandmother. She will be greatly missed by all whose lives she touched. She was preceded in death by her devoted and loving husband of 69 years, Henry Merucci; parents, Tony and Isabelle Miele; brothers, Peter and Bobby; sisters, Josie, Rosalie and Jeanette. She is survived by four children, Louis (Lynn), Susan (James Harwick), Michael and Paul (Connie); five grandchildren, Matthew (Christine), Amanda (James Callihan), Tiffany (Andy Hovanec), Daniel (Clarisa) and Anthony; five great grandchildren, Caitlyn and Connor Callihan, Vincent Merucci, Jase and Cole Henry Hovanec and many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation will be 5:00-7:00PM Sunday , August 21, 2016 at Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory, 604 43rd Street West, Bradenton, FL 34209. Funeral Mass 10:00AM Monday, August 22, 2016 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 3100 26th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34205. Committal Service 2:30PM Monday August 22, 2016 at Sarasota National Cemetery, 9810 State Rd 72, Florida 34241. Memorial remembrances may be directed to: The Rosary Shrine of St. Jude, Dominican Friars, 141 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065-6699. Condolences may be made to www.brownandsons funeral.com.
Brown and Sons 43rd Street - Bradenton
604 43rd Street West
Bradenton, FL 34209
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Aug. 20, 2016