YOUNGSTOWN – Dolores J. Cantanzriti, 84, passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, May 2, 2021.
Dolores was born January 21, 1937 in Buffalo, NY, daughter of Robert L. and Bertha Puglese Gibbs.
She was a graduate of East High School. Dolores retired as a cleaner at 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 family and friends, especially her grandchildren. She also loved to sit outside and enjoy the wildlife, as well as feed it.
Dolores will always be lovingly remembered 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; one brother, Robert Gibbs Sr .; a grandson, 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 predeceased 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 can call 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 6, 2021 at Rossi Brothers and Lellio Funeral Home, 4442 South Ave., Boardman. A private service will be organized for the family.
Due to COVID-19, safety precautions will be taken. The 6 foot rule will be observed and all clients whose health permits are kindly requested to wear a mask. For the health and safety of all, visitors are asked not to linger at the funeral home.
Family and friends are encouraged to offer family prayers and support by phone, SMS, email or can visit the Book of Memories at www.rossifunerals.com.