Antonina Buckley

EAST LIVERPOOL Antonina Maria “Antonette” Fricano Buckley, 83, formerly of East Liverpool, died 11:30 p.m. Monday, at Heritage Valley, Beaver, Pa., after a battle with cancer.

She was born June 20, 1931 in New York, N.Y., the daughter of the late Salvatore and Antonina Scafide Fricano.

For several years she owned and operated Fricano’s Market with her husband.

She was a member of the First Free Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by a brother.

Survivors include her husband, James Robert “Bob” Buckley, her children, Debra Wolfe and James Buckley, both of East Liverpool; a sister, Marie Fricano Dippolito of Warren; a brother, Alfred Fricano of East Liverpool, six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Dawson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Steve Forsyth of the church officiating. Burial will take place at Riverview Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to Good Samaritan Hospice of Heritage Valley Beaver, 3500 Brooktree Road, Suite 320, Wexford, PA 15090.