DIANTONIO, Anna M., 89, of Weirton, passed away on Monday, March 4, 2013 in the Weirton Medical Center.
Born on November 2, 1923 in Sicily, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Angela M. Dato.
She was the wife of the late James P. DiAntonio, who passed away in 1993. Anna was also preceded in death by a brother, Samuel Dato; and two sisters, Angela DeCaria and Mary Munyas.
During World War II, Anna worked at Weirton Steel Corporation, where she made gun shells for bullets. Mrs. DiAntonio also worked for many years in the men's department at Stone & Thomas Department Store in Weirton, and was a homemaker.
She was a member of St. Paul's Church, Christian Mothers, enjoyed working at the Lenten fish frys, fall card parties, baking Easter bread, taking communion to the sick, and was a volunteer at the Weirton Geriatric Center. Anna also enjoyed cooking, gardening, flowers and cleaning her home.
Mrs. DiAntonio is survived by two sons, James P. Di Antonio Jr. (Ginnie), and Joseph A. DiAntonio (Cindy); and one daughter, Lisa M. Barr (Gregory), all of Weirton; two granddaughters, Ensign Gina M. Denjen, and Allison R. Di Antonio.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St., Weirton. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Paul Church, 140 Walnut St. Weirton.
Entombment will be in St. Paul Cemetery.
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