SALEM -Mrs. Edward (Linda) Tonti, 94, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at The Courtyard assisted living home in Salem, Ohio, where she had been a resident for two and a half years.
She was born Jan. 16, 1918, in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Guilio DiCarlo and Emma (Federichi) DiCarlo. She resided in Liberty Township for most of her life. She had worked in the nursery of St. Elizabeth Hospital for a number of years.
Her family includes two sons, John (Joetta) of Salem, Ohio, and Robert (Robin) of Roanoke, Va.; a brother, Tom DiCarlo of Tennessee; three grandchildren, Robert (Melissa) and Joseph (Katy) of Toledo and Wendy(Steve) Broache of Gettysburg, Pa.; five great-grandchildren, Rachel (Nate) Addington, Jon Harp, Alex (Sara) Harp, Michael and Jessica Tonti; and one great-great-grandchild, Athen Addington.
Beside her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Tonti, whom she married June 12, 1937; three sisters, Betty Zappi Walker, Irma Carano and Amelia Altiere; and a brother, Anthony DiCarlo.
Linda's family would like to thank Grace Hospice for their warm and loving care during her final days and also the staff of The Courtyard who respectfully provided for her needs for the two and a half years as a resident of The Courtyard.
A memorial service will be held for the family at a later date.
There are no calling hours.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Schiavone Funeral Home, 1842 Belmont Ave., Youngstown, Ohio.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Grace Hospice, 7206 Market St. Youngstown, Ohio 44512 or the Salem Community Foundation, P.O. 553 Salem, Ohio 44460.