Antoinette "Toni" Roman, 89, of Monessen, passed away peacefully to be with our Lord on Thursday June 3, 2021 in Indiana Regional Medical Center, Indiana, PA. She was born on October 18, 1931 in Paganica, Italy, the daughter of the late Angelo and Elvira (Moro) DeCesaris. Toni was a member of Epiphany of Our Lord Church, the Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court 776, and Catholic Business and Professional Women. She was a kind and loving wife, Mom, Grandma, and Great-grandma. Her family was her pride and joy. She made everyone feel welcome when they visited her, and also made sure they were well fed, especially with her homemade sauce, meatballs, spaghetti, pasta seashells, and baked goods. She loved to keep her Italian heritage alive with her holiday traditions and ways. She well be greatly missed by her loving family and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband of 50 years, Michael Roman and by a brother John De Cesaris. She is survived by a son, Michael G. (Donna) Roman of Third Lake, IL; daughter, Elvira "Vera" (Greg) Leonard of Indiana, PA; five grandchildren, Keith, Kyle, and Kurtis Roman, Benjamin and Rachel Leonard; two great grandchildren, William Roman and Lucy Pronio; and by one niece and three nephews. Friends will be received on Monday June 7, 2021 from 2 to 4 pm and from 6 to 8 pm in Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc. and Cremation Services, 441 Reed Avenue, Monessen. Services will be held on Tuesday beginning with a 9:30 am Blessing in the funeral home, followed by a 10:00 am Funeral Mass in Epiphany of Our Lord Church with Fr. Michael J. Crookston officiating. Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery. The CD of A and Catholic BPW will conduct a Prayer Service on Monday a 6 pm in the funeral home. Condolences accepted for the family at www.dalfonso-billick.com.
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