Antonia Victoria (Saraceno) Fuller, 86, of Lexington, Missouri formerly of Washington passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2023, at Riverbend Heights Health and Rehabilitation in Lexington, surrounded by family.
A Rosary will be recited at 9:30 a.m., Monday, November 6, 2023, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 107 N. 18th St., Lexington, MO, 64067. The family will host a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m., Monday, November 6, 2023, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. The inurnment will be in Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, Washington. Memorials are suggested to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Memories of Antonia and condolences for her family may be left at www.LedfordFamilyFH.com or on our Facebook Page. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home, 1720 South St., Lexington, MO, 64067, 660-259-2245.
Antonia was born on March 4, 1937, in Los Angelos, California to two immigrants from Italy and India, Anthony Alfred and Nora Alice (Ross) Saraceno. After high school Antonia earned a music degree from El Camina College in Gardena, CA. Antonia was an accomplished musician who played violin and sang in her church choir. On January 21, 1957, Antonia was united in marriage to Donald Fuller in Gardena, CA. They were married for over 50 wonderful years. He preceded her in death. She co-owned and operated Jim’s Grooming in Torrence, CA for many years. Antonia was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church in Mountlake Terrace, WA. In addition to spending time with family and friends, Antonia enjoyed crafting, attending Native American Pow Wows, and going to musicals.
Antonia is survived by a daughter, Tara Hoyt (Judson) of Lexington, MO; three grandchildren, Meredith Elizabeth York (Kyle) of Lawrence, KS, Jamie Frances Hoyt of Lexington, MO, and Jenna Rose DuCharme (Walter) of Darrington, WA; and three great-grandchildren, Ethan York, Alex York, and Paul DuCharme; one brother, Pat Francis Saraceno of Redondo, CA; and many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
In addition to her parents and husband, Antonia was preceded in death by a sister, Millie Hubbard; and a brother, Norman Saraceno.