Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Antonette A. (Porcaro) DeMark

Antonette A. DeMark, age 92, passed away Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at Wheaton Franciscan –All Saints Medical Center. Antonette was born in Racine, July 24, 1916, daughter of the late Louis and Christine (Nee: Porcaro) Porcaro and was a lifelong Racine resident.

She graduated from William Horlick High School, Class of 1934. On May 11, 1940, in Racine she was united in marriage to Nick R. DeMark who preceded her in death on August 19, 1998. Antonette was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be dearly missed.

Survivors include her children, Kathy Lamparek of Racine, Roger DeMark of Franklin, WI, Jeanne (Robert) Pacelli of Placentia, CA; her nine grandchildren, Leslie, Nick, Christopher, Thomas, Joseph, Nicholas, Matthew, Gina and Greg; 11 great-grandchildren; her sister, Marie (Joseph) Conti of Racine; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her brother, Ralph Porcaro, and sister, Jenny Posterino.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 6400 Spring Street, Friday, August 22, 2008, at 1 p.m. with Rev. William J. Dietzler officiating assisted by Deacon Russell Missureli . Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Garden Mausoleum, Hwy 32. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the church on Friday from noon, until time of Mass.

803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888

1 comment:

SCannistra said...

I am so sorry to read of the death of Antonette .My name is Barbara
Cannistra nee Porcaro, Daughter of thelate Catherine and Louis D. Porcaro.Grand daughter of the late
Serafino, he was the brother of Christine, Antonett's mother.I remember all of the Racine Porcaro Family coming to my wedding 50 years ago,and what a wonderful family they were. My deepest Sympathy.Barbara Babscan99@hotmail.com