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Antonietta S. Thorp
  • Heartland Hospice
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“It's been amost 2 months since your passing. I miss you so much. I really need a hug from you; to old you close. I still can't believe you journed...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Rose Rios - Saginaw, MI

“Grandma, I know we didn't have a lot of time to get to know each other, but with the stories, the memories I have heard and the times we have...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Kevin Cauchi - Midland, MI

“Grandma, words can never explain how much you will be loved and missed! I have so many great memories that I will cherish forever. You were a very...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Shannon Cauchi - Midland, MI

“My thoughts and prayers are with your family. I know how much your Grandmother was loved by all. What a beautiful person. Another Angel for Heaven...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Lisa LaBrake - Freeland, MI

“Gramma, I love you and miss you so much already! Thank you for giving me and my family such wonderful memories. We will always cherish all your...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Melissa Butler - Freeland, MI

“Madre....your beautiful face, smile, personality, and sense of humor is greatly missed. You shared so much of your life with me. You have been...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Rose Rios - Saginaw, MI

“I will let the warm memories and funny stories consume me instead of the sorrow I feel deep in my heart, though knowing Nona is now walking inside...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Victoria Warner - Granddaughter

“When I think of Nona........I think of strength. I am reminded of a spirit that will never be broken, of a smile that could wrap around your heart. I...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Daniel Rios - Sagianw, MI

“Nona was such a loving person. She was always fun of energy and knew how to make you smile. She will be greatly missed. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Valerie Oliver - MI


Antonietta S. Thorp, age 83, passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at Caro Community Hospital, following a brief illness. She was born November 26, 1928 in Taormina, Sicily, the daughter of the late Frederico and Anna Cacciattore. Antonietta was employed at the Caro Regional Center, retiring in 1988 after more than fifteen years in housekeeping. She enjoyed Bingo and being with her family and friends.
She is survived by two daughters, Rose Rios and her husband, Daniel, of Saginaw, and Susan Lagalo of Seminole, Florida; eleven grandchildren and many great-grandchildren; her surviving family in Sicily; many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.
In keeping with Mrs. Thorp's wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 6, 2012 at the Ransford Collon Funeral Home in Caro with Lay Minister Mary Ann Saenen officiating. Friends may call at the Ransford Collon Funeral Home on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorial contributions to Heartland Hospice or the Caro Lions Club Hearing Impaired Fund. The family was assisted with these arrangements by the Ransford Collon Funeral Home of Caro. Friends may share memories, thoughts and prayers online at www.RansfordCollon.com.