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.