Robert Nick D’Antonio, of Monaca, passed away peacefully, April 13, 2018 at the Lakeview Assisted Living Facility, Darlington PA. He was born on October 5, 1932 in West Aliquippa to the late Nicolangelo and Mariangelo (Rossi) D’Antonio. Bob was a Corporal in the U. S. Army, a fork lift operator at Vasco Teledyne and a painter of houses, most importantly a devoted husband to Lena (Taormina) D’Antonio for 66 years and father to 3 sons and a daughter. A proud, kind and gentle man who was loved by all and will be forever missed.
He was preceded in death by his son Anthony D’Antonio; five brothers and wives Sylvan and Theresa D’Antonio, Patsy and Elaine D’Antonio, Adam Tonio, Eddie and Kay Tonio, Joe and Mary Jane D’Antonio; two sisters and husbands Cecelia and Dick Lucci, and Nellie and Mike D’Agostino; and two step sisters JoAnn Kristian and Patty Legge.
He is survived by his beloved wife Lena, son and daughter-in law Robert and Kathie D’Antonio, daughter and son–in-law Rebecca and Jeff Bentel, son Chris D’Antonio, daughter-in-law Geraldine D’Antonio, brother-in-laws Sunny Kristian and Aldo Legge; 15 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Wednesday 4-8 pm at the Simpson Funeral and Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca where departing prayers will begin at 10:00 am on Thursday. Entombment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery with military honors by the Beaver County Special Unit at 10:45 AM.
The family would like to give a very special thank you, to Good Samaritan Hospice and Lakeview Assisted Living Facility for their compassionate care. In lieu of flowers the family requests to please donate to your favorite charity in the name of Robert Nick D’Antonio.
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