Meda Mae Antonioni, 81, passed away January 16, 2010. Survived by her husband of 63 and a half years, Arthur 'Art' Antonioni; mother, Josephine Bergamo Marchiori of Walsenburg; children, Vernon (Judy) Antonioni of Muskogee, Okla., Kathy West, Byron (Judy) Antonioni and Stan 'Snook' (Lynette Zinno) Antonioni, all of Pueblo; grandchildren, Gina (Danny) Hall of Muskogee, Brad (Brooke) Antonioni of Bakersfield, Calif., Jarred (Becky Hanratty) West, Brent West, Karla (Matt) Thielbar, Ryan (Melissa) Antonioni and Lexy Antonioni, all of Pueblo, Cali (Daniel) Milks and Jennifer Seabolt, both of Muskogee; and nine great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her father, Ben Marchiori; sister, Rosalie O'Donoghue; and son-in-law, Steve West. Meda was born April 2, 1928, in Walsenburg, Colo. Her pride and joy were her husband, family and her dog, Vedo. She enjoyed cooking great meals, gardening, playing bridge, bowling, and cheering for the Rockies and the Broncos. She spent many years as a volunteer in the schools for her children and 26 years at St. Mary Corwin Hospital. From her volunteering experiences, she had many friendships that spanned over 50 years. Viewing from 4 to 6 p.m. today, Monday, Jan. 18, 2010, in the Montgomery & Steward Funeral Home Chapel. Recitation of the Rosary and eulogy followed by the funeral Mass, will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 19, 2010, at Shrine of St. Therese, 300 Goodnight Ave., with Msgr. Leonard Racki as celebrant. Entombment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to the Pueblo City Schools Education Foundation or Shrine of St. Therese through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, Colo. 81003. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. Dear Art and family,
    Sorry to hear of the loss of Meda. I recently was informed of her passing,and I send my sympathy to all of you. This is such a hard time. You and the family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Dear Art. Not sure you remember me, but think of Alan Denney and I and maybe that will jog your memory. Sorry to hear about your dear wife. I retired about 5 years ago from the Insurance Business as an Underwriter and Marketing Representative. Larry

  3. Kathy & Family, I extend my deepest sympathy to each of you. Only the King of Kings can ease the pain and carry us through the grief as you well know. My thoughts & prayers have been & will continue to be with you & all of your family. You are loved!

  4. Meda’s kind and gentle spirit was an inspiration to us all. We share many fond memories of times gathered around her kitchen table with family enjoying her fabulous cooking and baking. They are memories that shape our lives and we shall carry them forward in our hearts forever.

  5. Meda’s Family,
    My prayers are with you all. I was Meda’s Avon lady before I moved last summer. We used to talk a lot about your vacation home in San Isabel, since I was from that area.

  6. Dear Kathy and Family,
    Please know your in my thoughts and prayers during this sad time.Your family has sure suffered alot in such a short amount of time.Please take care of YOU!

  7. Stan, I am so sorry for your loss, your family is in our prayers. On behalf of our whole family. Montoyas, Gonzales and Gardunos.

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