Antonetta ‘Toni’ C. LaMarche

Resided in Wells, MI
Died March 11, 2021

Antonetta “Toni” Carmella (Nardulli) LaMarche, age 60, of Wells, passed away peacefully at her beautiful home surrounded by family on Thursday, March 11, 2021.
Toni was born May 3, 1960, in Berwyn, IL, the daughter of Frank Nardulli and Lucille (Burdi) McGhee.

Toni grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, before meeting her husband Robert “Bob” LaMarche. On a visit to Bob’s hometown of Wells, Michigan, she fell in love with the Upper Peninsula. They immediately moved here and they continued to grow and raise their children with all the love and compassion in the world. Toni was a strong Italian spitfire who enjoyed cooking, baking, stained glass, crafting, camping and side by side rides with her friends. What she enjoyed most in this world was being a mother and the best grandmother anyone could hope for. She was a natural caretaker and a joy to all who knew her and her exuberant personality.

In addition to her loving Husband, Robert, Toni is survived by:
4 Sons: Joseph LaMarche of Grand Rapids, MI
Robert Gino LaMarche of Wells, MI
Louis (Victoria) LaMarche of Gladstone, MI
Frank (Ariel) LaMarche of Escanaba, MI
Daughter: Angela (Lewis) Hughes of Wells, MI
Step-Father: Robert McGhee of Countryside, IL
Half Sister: Maria Nardulli
Sister-In-Law: Kim (Joe) Dishaw of Florence, WI
Brother-In-Law: Michael (Jamie) LaMarche of Gladstone, MI
Granddaughter: Abigail LaMarche
Grandson: Quentin LaMarche (Mother: Valerie)
And several Nephews, Nieces, and Cousins.

In addition to her Parents, Toni is preceded in death by:
Maternal Grandmother: Carmella Burdi “Gramma Gramma”
Maternal Grandfather: Paul Burdi
Brother: Gino “Beano” Nardulli
In Laws: Robert and Kay LaMarche
And Aunt Marietta Cambensy

Family will receive friends Saturday, March 20, 2021 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM at the Skradski Funeral Home in Escanaba. A memorial service will begin at 1:00 PM with Rev. Fr. Rick Courier officiating at the Skradski Funeral Home in Escanaba.

18 Tributes for “Antonetta ‘Toni’ C. LaMarche

    LaMarche family,
    So sorry for your loss. Toni was a special lady, always had a smile on her face. Our thoughts & prayers are with all of you.

    Tony will be missed so deeply by everyone that knew her.
    A person doesn’t knew very many like her, she cold always make you laugh and made the biggest problems we had seem manageable after having a visit with her.
    We will always remember her smiling.
    Your Family has a very special angel watching over you, smiling down on you all.
    We are all better to have had her in our lives…

    So sorry for your loss! She was the best! Always asking about my family. Will miss seeing her smile!

    Bob and Family, I was so shocked and saddened to hear the News of Toni Passing. What an awesome Person she was and great Friend and Mother. Remember that your loss is shared by many friends who care and that you’re in our thoughts and hearts and in our every prayer May you find the courage to face tomorrow in the love that surrounds you today. Love to you!

    Bob and family, I am so saddened about the passing of Toni. My heart is heavy, she was such a happy person and she even liked me. Don’t hold that against her. Bob you are in my prayers during your time of loss. Love ya’s.

    9i could not have asked for a better friend in Toni. She was always willing to help others, very talented and a loving mom, wife and grandma. Toni will be dearly missed. Prayers to the family.

    To know Toni was to love her! I was lucky enough to teach her children and even luckier to end those years with a friend. Her laughter and love for others will be greatly missed.

    Toni, what a lady! She will be missed. She only wanted the best for everyone. And oh ,that smile. Enjoyed working with her at Wells school, a joy to paint walls with. Rest in peace Toni, see you on the other side, with an even bigger smile.Faye Norby

    So very sorry to hear of the passing of Toni. My prayers and loving thoughts go out to the entire family.

    LaMarche Family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. I was so shocked and saddened to hear of Toni’s passing. She was truly a beautiful person.

    I met her when she lived in Skokie. We both worked at the 7-11 store and became friends. We both met up again when we lived in Berwyn.

    I found her again recently on Facebook and connected with her. She looked so happy and content with her beautiful life.

    She will be truly missed.

    Prayers to all the family.

    Bob LaMarche Family: I am truly sorry for your loss. Toni will always be loved by many. She always had a smile on her face and a laugh that was very contagious; always upbeat and truly was an Angel sent from above for so many people. The reflection of how wonderful and loving of a person she was shines thru her kids. It was an honor to have the privilege to know such a loving and caring individual – you all are in thoughts and prayers…..hugs to you all.

    Toni was the best next door neighbor to my grandmother, Florence Blake. Our family appreciated the care and friendship she shared with her. I am sending sympathy and prayers to your family. Patti Hager

    I remember Toni from when our kids went to Wells Elementary school together. What a giving, caring woman. A dynamo fundraiser for the kids. She ran the candy cart. Rest in peace Toni.

    With heartfelt sympathy to Bob and family. Toni was loved by all who were blessed to have known her. Her warm wonderful smile said it all. Much love and many prayers to her family.

    Prayers to all of Toni’s family. She was a special person to so many. Her warm wonderful smile was like the sunshine.. Deepest sympathy to all of her loving family.

    Loving Mother of a true American Hero. I’m so sorry for the loss of such a wonderful and caring soul

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