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“Together Again”

POLAND – A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Christ Our Savior Parish, St. Nicholas Church in Struthers for Antonette Buffone, 86, who passed away on Friday morning at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown.

Antonette was born on July 15, 1926, in Boiano in the Province of Compobasso, Italy, a daughter of Salvatore and Isabella Prioriello Mignella.

She married Richard Buffone on Feb. 18, 1950, and he passed away on May 30, 1987.

Antonette was a member of Christ Our Savior Parish, St. Nicholas Church in Struthers. She loved to do embroidery, canning, gardening, caring for others, making homemade cavatell and spaghetti and cooking Italian foods.

Antonette leaves behind four daughters, Diana Trella of Niles, Alvera “Vera” Buffone of Youngstown, Nancy Buffone of Forth Worth, Texas and Tina Buffone of Youngstown; one sister, Anna DelSignore of West Palm Beach, Fla.; four grandchildren, Deborah Haines, Leslie Warren, Nedra Trella and Aaron Trella; and two great-grandchildren, Nicholas Haines and Khloe Warren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two daughters, Mary Tesyk and Tina Buffone; and one brother, Peter Mignella.

The family wishes to give special thanks to the surgical staff and nurses in the Surgical ICU at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center.

Arrangements are being handled by the Clemente Funeral Home in Struthers.

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Guestbook Entries

“we are so sorry to hear about mom's passing our prayers are with you at this time.”

 » nick and phil tiberio on February 27, 2013

“Nancy, it's been many years since we met in nursing school. I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. May God be with you at this difficult time.”

 » Tracy Slaven Sabol on March 11, 2013

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