Antoinette 'Toni''s Story
Antoinette 'Toni' Lucido, 88, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away peacefully on March 3, 2017 surrounded by her family at O.L.P Nursing Residence. Born in Niagara Falls on September 12, 1928, she was the daughter of the late John and Laura (DeFranco) Salvatore.
Toni attended local schools in Niagara Falls and began working at Nabisco during World War II. In January of 1948 she married her loving husband, Joseph Lucido, at the former Sacred Heart Church. Mr. Lucido predeceased her on April 21, 2014 after 66 memorable years together.
Mrs. Lucido was employed at the former J.N. Adams Department Store and Niagara Falls High School prior to her retirement from Jenss Department Store. She also served in the Guild of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and sang in the Mt. Carmel Choir. Above all, Antoinette enjoyed cooking and spending time with her loving family.
Antoinette is survived by two children, John (Carol) Lucido, Theresa (Joel) Costanzo; and was predeceased by one son, Raymond Lucido. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Nicholas (Jenny) Lucido, Michael Lucido, Stephanie Costanzo and Joel Costanzo; sister, Mary Jane (late Donald) Spacone; as well as many nieces, nephews and godchildren. She was also predeceased by one sister, Margaret (late Richard) Allmon.
Antoinette's family would like to the thank O.L.P Nursing Residence 2 West, Nurses, CNA's and dietary staff for the compassion and love they gave to Antoinette over the last three years.
A Memorial Mass will be announced at a later time. Private graveside services and interment in St. Joseph Cemetery was held privately at the convenience of the family.
Memorial offerings may be made to American Heart Association, PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241 or American Kidney Fund, 11921 Pike, Ste 300, Rockville, MD 20852.
Please visit mjcoluccifuneralchapel.com for register.
Published on  March 7, 2017