Antonia "Toni" LoCicero passed away, surrounded by her three daughters who loved her deeply, on the 23rd of February, 2013.She was born to the late Jose and Guadalupe Ramirez, the youngest of seven children, on the 28th of September, 1937. Antonia attended Downey Elementary and graduated from Downey High School. She then married her high school sweetheart Robert LoCicero and had three daughters. They had fourteen years together and divorced. Antonia was more than a housewife. She worked at JC Penny's as a corsetiere, she did modeling for different agencies, she was the first Downey princess in the Rose Parade, and proud to be a Dodger Doll. Antonia is survived by two sisters Amelia and Helen, her daughters Sherrie, Tina, and Jessica, and four grandchildren, Mark, Clinton, Matthew, and Madison. She is preceded by her sisters Lupe and Lola, and brothers Julio and Jose. Services will be held at Dudley Hoffman Mortuary on Saturday, March 16th at 3 pm. Arrangements are under the direction of Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary, Crematory and Memory Gardens.
********** Published: March 14, 2013 - Volume 11 - Issue 48