Betty Josephine Antonio, 73, of 193 Church Street North Adams, died July 11, 2014 in Houston, Texas. She was born in Phoenix, Arizona on March 7, 1941 a daughter of the late Wiletto and Alice (Gorman) Antonio. A devoted mother and grandmother, she was an accomplished Painter and Art instructor in her international career that spanned over 50 years. In recent years she taught painting at the Mary Spitzer Center in North Adams. Survivors include 2 daughters, Catarina Tolar of North Adams, Cynthia Tolar of Houston, TX and 2 sons, Robert Tolar of North Adams and Jon Tolar of Llano, TX; 8 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and 2 brothers, Norman Antonio and Gerard Rothes.
FUNERAL NOTICE: A funeral to celebrate the life of Betty Antonio will take place on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 11:00 AM at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery. There are no calling hours. To send a card or a message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.