Antoinette (Toni) Delicato Bye
Livonia Michigan and Louisburg, North Carolina. Antoinette (Toni) Delicato Bye was born on February 9, 1930, in Cassino, Italy. She was the first-born child of Antonio and Giovanna Delicato. When she was 10 years old, she, her mother and sister Rose joined her father in Detroit.
Antoinette was a warm and generous person who had many friends. She was a wonderful cook who often hosted holiday dinners for family and friends. She enjoyed making crafts and traveling to Italy with her siblings and visiting her family there. Her lifelong career as a cosmetologist brought beauty to her customers and many became lifelong friends.
Antoinette loved her family. She was predeceased by her husband (of 60 years) Joseph Bye and son Jerry Bye and is survived by Rick (Patty) Bye, Sandra (Stuart) Crawford, and Dan (Debbie) Bye. She has 5 grandchildren; Brian Bye, Erica Crawford, Patrick Crawford, Jesse Bye and Stephanie Crawford. She has eight great- grandchildren; Katelynn, Tyler, Arianne, Cody, Jayvin, Amelia, Christopher and Matthew.
She is also survived by her brother, Armando (Connie) Delicato and brother-in-law Clyde (Rose-deceased) Riopelle, and many nieces and nephews.
There will be a graveside ceremony at Glenn Eden Cemetery for family. Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Association would be appreciated.
Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 103 W. Franklin St., Louisburg, NC www.stricklandfuneralhome.net.
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