Antoinette Marie (Guiffre) Unklesbay

January 10, 1935 ~ January 30, 2020 (age 85)


Antoinette M. Unklesbay, age 85 of Massillon, passed away Thursday, January 30, 2020 at Altercare of Navarre.  She was born January 10, 1935, in Massillon the daughter of the late Anthony and Josephine (George) Guiffre.  Antoinette was a retired hairdresser and also had worked at Big D Grocery Store.  She was a member of St. Barbara Catholic Church, Emerson Ladies, St. Barbara Mr. & Mrs. Club, Washington Class of '53, enjoyed going to bingo, and loved spending time with her grandchildren.  Antoinette is survived by her husband of 67 years, Daniel Unklesbay; son, Daniel (Susie) Unklesbay, Jr.; daughter, JoEllen (Mike) McCarthy; four grandchildren, Amanda Unklesbay, Andrea (Eric) Landman, Thomas (Tracy) McCarthy, Anthony (Sabrina) McCarthy; two great-grandchildren.   She was preceded in death by sister, Rose  Hayden, two brothers, Robert Guiffre, Ross Guiffre; and great-grandson, Jack Thomas McCarthy.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, February 3, 2020 at St. Barbara Catholic Church, 2813 Lincoln Way W at 12:00 pm with Rev. Brian Cline officiating.  Calling hours will be held on Monday, February 3, 2020 at St. Barbara Catholic Church,2813 Lincoln Way W, from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Burial to follow the service at Oakwood Cemetery in Massillon.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 3500 Embassy Parkway, Suite 150, Fairlawn, OH 44333 or American Heart Association 3816 Pay Sphere Circle, Chicago, IL, 60674.  The family would like to extend a thank you to the staff at Altercare of Navarre and Absolute Hospice for their care.

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February 3, 2020

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Barbara Catholic Church,2813 Lincoln Way W

Mass of Christian Burial
February 3, 2020

12:00 PM
St. Barbara Catholic Church (Lincoln Way)


American Heart Association
3816 Pay Sphere Circle,, Chicago, IL 60674

American Cancer Society - Ohio Chapter
3500 Embassy Parkway Suite 150, Fairlawn OH 44323

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