Antoinette Dalbo

DALBO, Antoinette Louise, 89, of Follansbee, WV, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 2, 2013, at Valley Hospice Care North in Steubenville, OH.

She was born on March 29, 1924, in Sharpsville, PA, a daughter of the late Joseph and Sylvia (DeAngelis) DelFratte.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Tony Frank Dalbo in 1979; five brothers, Guy who died in infancy, August, Albert, Rocky and Guy DelFratte; and one sister, Lena Lisi.

Antoinette worked for the former M&M Market and at Gabby’s Welcome Cafe both in Follansbee, WV.

She was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, the Altar & Rosary Society, the Women of the Garibaldi, and the Brooke Senior Center.

Antoinette is survived by two children, Anthony (Patricia) Dalbo of Valley Grove, WV, and Theresa (James) Elias of Follansbee, WV; two brothers, Joseph DelFratte of Hermitage, PA and James (Patricia) DelFratte of Sharpsville, PA; one sister, Mary “Muff” Peto of Sharpsville, PA; five grandchildren, Kevin (Shelley) Elias, Kurt Elias, Jamie (Donald) Shuryn, Patrick “P.J.” Dalbo and Brian Dalbo; six great-grandchildren, Emily, Nathan, Nicholas, and Elizabeth Elias, Noelle and Alana Shuryn.

Visitation will be held on Monday, November 4, 2013, from 1-3 and 5-8 p.m. at the Mullenbach Funeral Home, 669 Main St., Follansbee, WV.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, November 5 at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church with Fr. Pete Giannamore as celebrant.

Vigil services will be held on Monday, November 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Follansbee, WV.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthony’s Catholic Church at 1017 Jefferson St. Follansbee, WV 26037.

Antoinette’s family would like to thank Fr. Pete Giannamore, Msgr. Paul Hudock, the Valley Hospice staff, Golden Oaks Assisted Living, and the Brooke Senior Center for all the care given to their mother.

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