In Memoriam

Linda (Blicharz) D'Antoni
May 3, 2013

Obituary & Life History

Blicharz, Linda C. (nee D'Antoni) fortified with the sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Friday, May 3 , 2013.Beloved wife of Paul Marshall Blicharz for 36 years, Mother of William M.(Jessi) and Brenda C. Blicharz, Grandmother of Tyler and Abigail Blicharz, sister of Anita Blanke of New Orleans, LA., Carla Ratican of St. Louis, MO and Mona Marsden of Mancos, CO. Born in New Orleans, February 25, 1946, to Vincent B. D'Antoni and Carroll Keen D'Antoni, moved to St. Louis, MO in 1950 and attended Central Institute for the Deaf, later attending St. Joseph's Institute for the Deaf, St. Joseph's Academy and graduating from Gallaudet University, Washington DC in 1972 with a degree in psychology. In 2003, Linda earned her certificate in Deaf Ministry from the Ministry Formation Program in Chicago, IL. From 1997-2000, Linda served as Executive Director for St. Louis Metro Round Table Representatives on Deafness, Inc., receiving the RTR President's Award in 1999. Visitation on Monday, May 6, 5:00-8:00PM at Bopp Chapel, 10610 Manchester Road, Kirkwood. Mass will be held on Tuesday, May 7, 10:00AM at Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 676 W. Lockwood Ave., Webster Groves, MO 63119. In lieu of Flowers, donations can be made to RTR/Deaf Community Center, 8764 Manchester Road, Ste. 201, Brentwood, MO, 63144.


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