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Antonette 'Toni' (Graham) McNally


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March 14, 1931 ~ January 11, 2020 (age 88)

Antonette “Toni” YiaYia McNally, 88, of Warren, entered eternal life on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 10:15 a.m. in her home with her family by her side under the comforting care of hospice.

Toni was born March 14, 1931 in Warren the daughter of the late Antis and Eva Condelas Graham and was a lifelong area resident.

She graduated from Warren G. Harding High School and retired from Packard Electric in 1992 after working for 37 years.  While employed at Packard Electric she served as a committee woman. 

Toni was a member of St. Demetrios Hellenic Greek Orthodox Church, where she sang in choir and belonged to the Yiasou Club, Philoptochos Society of the church, AHEPA club and was involved for the last six years with the Community Dinners held at the church.  She enjoyed the challenges of crossword puzzles, doing word searches and cross stitch and most of all spending time with her grandchildren.

She was married on August 11, 1953 to James R. McNally and they were married 32 years until his passing on April 19, 1986.

Yia is survived by her children Eva Joseph of Warren, Mary Kay McNally of Virginia Beach, VA, Jennie (George) Pantelis of Warren and James R. (Mary Lyn) McNally of Warren; a sister Marie Geramurane of Canada; grandchildren Gus Joseph, Robert (Treasur) Joseph, Toni Joseph, Bethaney (Amanda) Joseph, Skylar Joseph, Nicholas (Katie Bloom) Pantelis, James (Khahn) Pantelis, Thomas Douglas, Timothy Hidasey, Demitria (fiancé Craig Henderson) McNally, Elenie McNally and Andonia McNally; twenty-three great grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Besides her parents, and husband James, Toni was preceded in death by a granddaughter Brandy “BJ” Joseph and three brothers Gust, Michael and Steve Graham and a sister Clara Johnson.

Family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. in the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home where a Trisagion Service will be recited at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.

A Funeral Service with Fr. Constatine Valantasis officiating, will take place at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 15, 2020 in St. Demetrios Hellenic Greek Orthodox Church

Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Warren.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Toni’s name to Hospice of the Valley, 979 Tibbetts Wick Road Suite A, Girard, Ohio 44420 or to the Community Dinner’s c/o St. Demetrios Hellenic Greek Orthodox Church, 429 High Street NE, Warren, Ohio 44481.

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