Norma Argene Mary Antoni
Passed away Friday, September 30th, 2005 at the age of 86 in Novato. Norma was born in San Francisco, February 5th, 1919 of Francesco and Fortunata Antoni. From the age of three she was raised by her aunt and uncle, Constantino and Amanda Giusti in an extended family setting, which included her father, three brothers and her first cousin, Elena Petrini. She moved to Novato in 1946 with her aunt and uncle and has been a proud resident ever since. She was devoted to her nieces and nephews and her grand and great nieces and nephews. She was the family historian and carried on the old tradition of oral story telling.
She was a faithful member of Our Lady of Loretto Parish and a member of the local chapter of the ICF, Italian Catholic Federation.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Fortunata and Francesco Antoni, her brothers, Lorenzo and Bruno Antoni, her aunt and uncle Constantino and Amanda Giusti, and her cousin Elena Petrini.
She is survived by her brother, Aldo Antoni, her nephew, Jon, her nieces Regina, Judy, Andrea and Cristina and their families.
A Vigil will be held at Keaton's Redwood Chapel of Marin, 1801 Novato Blvd., Novato, CA 94947 on Wednesday, October 5th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m., with a Celebration of Life Mass on Thursday, October 6th at Our Lady of Loretto Church at 10:30 a.m.
Donations may be made to the Susan B. Komen Foundation or a charity of your choice.
KEATON'S REDWOOD CHAPEL