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Lillian A Marcantoni

August 23, 1929 September 7, 2019
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Lillian A. Marcantoni, 90, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family on September 7,
2019 in Palm Desert, Ca. She was born on August 23, 1929 to Anthony and Yolanda Cruciani in San
Pedro, CA. She graduated from St. Anthony high school in Long Beach, CA. After meeting Ettore
Marcantoni in Italy in 1948, they were married in San Pedro, CA in 1950. They bought a home in Los
Alamitos in 1960 where they lived until Ettore’s passing in 1999. Lillian worked as a librarian and at the
IMC for the Los Alamitos School District for 25 years. During their lives together Lillian and Ettore
traveled often and enjoyed sailing their boat, the “Primo Amore”, off the coast of Southern California.
They spent many memorable days at Catalina Island and made many friends at the Shoreline Village
yacht club. After Ettore’s passing, Lillian moved to Sun City in Palm Desert where she was active in many
clubs and made so many great friends. She traveled the world, visiting 81 countries and 30 states. She
was blessed later in life to find a great friend, companion and travel partner. Roberto was a special part
of her life.
She is survived by her three children, Tony (Lynda) Marcantoni of Chino Hills, CA, Piera (Joe) Pickett of
Burleson, TX, Marco (Joni) Marcantoni of Traverse City, MI. Sister Mary (Tony) Lauro of La Quinta, CA, 7
wonderful grandchildren and 7 awesome great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital (
then choose “Donate Now”) or the Alzheimer’s Association ( in her memory. She will
be greatly missed and never forgotten.
Funeral services will take place at Sacred Heart Church in Palm Desert, CA and final Internment will be in
Cupramarittima, Italy in March of 2020.

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10:00 AM 9/19/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/19/2019 11:00:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church

43775 Deep Canyon Road,
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Sacred Heart Church
43775 Deep Canyon Road, Palm Desert 92260 CA
United States

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