Antoinette C. Boackle

February 6, 1943June 4, 2021

Antoinette C. Boackle, age 78, of Hoover, Alabama passed away on Friday, June 4, 2021. Antoinette was born February 6, 1943.

Devoted wife, mother, sister and friend to many, died June 4, 2021. She was retired from Big B Drugs and APCI and was an active member of St. Elias Maronite Catholic Church in Birmingham. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Leon Abraham Boackle. She is survived by her sons Abraham (Kim), Michael (Stacie), daughter Anna (Silas), sister Angie Messina (Jimmy). Toni was a loving grandmother to Lindsey, Brandon (Tessa), Leon (Pascale), Michael (Sarah), Bobbie Jean, Leanne, Nicholas, and adoring great grandmother to Peyton, Cason, and Aniston. She was the daughter of the late Mike Graffeo and Angelina Cantavespre Graffeo. Her sisters Louise Crapet, Frances Zito, Lena DeLeonardo, Mary Rose Graffeo and brothers Johnny, Sammy, and Vito predeceased her. She loved to dance and belong to St. Elias Ladies Alter Society. Visitation will be Monday, June 7th from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, Rosary starts at 7:00 PM. Funeral Liturgy will be at 10:00 a.m., June 8th at St. Elias Maronite Catholic Church. Burial service to follow at Oakland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, make memorial donations to St. Elias Maronite Catholic Church.

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  • Visitation

    Monday, June 7, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, June 8, 2021


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Joe & Jean Graffo

June 13, 2021

Your mother always had a sweet smile and a kind word. We will have a Mass for her at St. Thomas the Apostle in Montevallo.