Toni Mae, age 78, of Colerain Twp. Beloved wife, mother, and grandmother went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday evening, September 21, 2021. She is survived by her husband Maury of 55 years; a son, John of Thornton, CO; daughters, Christen (Francois) DaCosta of Sydney, Australia and Karen Smith of Wesley Chapel, FL; grandchildren, Mackenzie Smith and Brayden Smith; sister, Rita Saunders; sisters and brothers in law, Doug (Sonia) Penn, Charity (Ted) Wilcox, Charles (Deborah) Penn, and John (Cheryl) Penn; other family and friends. Preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Helen Geraci.
Toni graduated second in her class of 482 at Paterson University, Wayne NJ and taught at the elementary level prior to raising her children. Toni returned to teaching in Christian schools from 1986 until her retirement at the age of 70. As a member at Good Shepherd OP Church, Forest Park; she taught a Sunday school class for preschoolers until her death.
A woman of quiet beauty, deep faith, and gentle grace, Toni will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
Visitation will be Tuesday, September 28, 2021, from 5 – 7 p.m. at Paul R. Young Funeral Home, 3950 Pleasant Ave., Hamilton, 45015. A second visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. at Good Shepherd OPC, 11688 Mill Rd., Forest Park, 45240.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be offered to Good Shepherd OPC.
Condolences may be offered to the family at www.paulyoungfuneralhome.com