Dolores J. Cantanzriti 1937-2021
YOUNGSTOWN — Dolores J. Cantanzriti, 84, passed away peacefully Sunday morning, May 2, 2021.
Dolores was born Jan. 21, 1937, in Buffalo, N.Y., the daughter of Robert L. and Bertha Puglese Gibbs.
She was a graduate of East High School. Dolores retired as a housekeeper from Omni Manor Nursing Home. In her spare time, she enjoyed playing the lottery, watching movies and listening to music, but her greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed sitting outside and enjoying the wildlife, as well as feeding it.
Dolores will always be remembered lovingly by three children, Louis Bianconi Jr., Kim Bianconi and Larry Bianconi; five grandchildren, Joseph (Melissa) Davila, Christopher Watkins, Jessica (John Manglis) Bianconi, Louie (Irish O’Driscoll) Bianconi III and Melissa (Joevanny Gonzalez) Bianconi; 12 great-grandchildren, Angelo Joseph Davila, Carmella Marie Davila, Adalynn and Giuliano Bianconi, Santino Bianconi, Saki Manglis, Myra Aponte, Ray’onna Huffman, Nikko Gonzalez, Alaina Jordan, Michael Jordan Jr. and Atticus Fowler; a brother, Robert Gibbs Sr.; a grandson-in-law, Michael Jordan Sr.; four nephews, Robert S. Jr. (Barbara) Gibbs, Michael J. Gibbs, Gary M. Gibbs and Chris J. (Jennifer) Gibbs; two great-nephews, Justin Gibbs and Michael Gibbs; and two great-nieces, Kristen Gibbs and Rachel Gibbs.
Besides her parents, Dolores was preceded in death by her husband, Rudolph Cantanzriti; daughter, Karen Davila; three grandchildren, Alysia Allison Jordan, Nicole Watkins and Stephen Watkins; great-grandchild, Gianna Bianconi; and two beloved dogs, Pauly and Queenie.
Friends may call 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 6, 2021, at the Rossi Brothers and Lellio Funeral Home, 4442 South Ave., Boardman. A private service will be held for the family.
Due to COVID-19, safety precautions will be taken. The 6-foot rule will be honored, and all guests whose health allows are kindly asked to please wear a mask. For the health and safety of everyone, visitors are asked to not linger at the funeral home.
Family and friends are encouraged to offer prayers for the family and support via phone call, text, email or may visit the Book of Memories at www.rossifunerals.com.