Antonio "Toño" Vazquez

May 9, 1946January 27, 2019

Antonio "Toño" Vazquez age 72. Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday January 27, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Dearly beloved husband for 48 years to Kathleen (nee Rodriguez), loving father of Lydia “Gigi” Vazquez, Florentino “Papo” (Lilly) Vazquez, Antonio Jr. “Tony” (Melissa) Vazquez, and Teresa “Tere” Dickson, dearest grandfather of 15, great grandfather of 5, dear brother of Maria and the following deceased; Tomas, Carmen, Milagros, and Awilda, and dearest friend of Many. Special thank you to the UH Parma Hospital 6th floor staff and Holy Family Hospice for their special loving care and hospitality to Antonio and Family.


In lieu of flowers family request donations to assist with funeral expenses.

Family request friends and relatives to wear some hunter green when attending wake and services.


  • Francisco Vazquez, Father
  • Zenen Gomez, Mother
  • Kathleen Rodriguez Vazquez, Wife
  • Lydia "Gigi" Vazquez, Daughter
  • Florentino "Papo" (Lilly) Vazquez, Son
  • Antonio "Tony" (Melissa) Vazquez Jr., Son
  • Teresa "Tere" DIckson, Daughter
  • Also 15 Grandchildren and five great-grandchildren and siblings Maria and the following deceased: Tomas, Carmen, Milagros and Awilda


  • Visitation Thursday, January 31, 2019
  • Visitation Thursday, January 31, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 31, 2019

Antonio "Toño" Vazquez

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Lynette Vazquez

February 1, 2019

I came into your family not knowing what I'd find. I was nervous and afraid, you embarrassingly brought me in and eased my mind. The first time meeting Tono (Papi) the Lil Wayne song came on and he makes the comment/question you lick it like a lollipop. My face turns red and he started to laugh and says get used to it. 😳😁 That brought us to laughter every time we heard it. 🍭
He made me feel right at home from that day and welcomed me with opened arms. This I will never forget!
He always encouraged us and I know I can depend on him any given day. Given me an opportunity to know what a father feels like oh what a blessing and memories I can take with me to my days ahead.
In life I loved you dearly and in resting I'll do the same till we see you again. Rest in paradise and dance in the sky. Big time always!!!

Mariah Vazquez

February 1, 2019

I dont really know where to begin to explain my love for you. Through out my whole life this is the only man i knew as my father even though he is my grandpa. Im thankful for everthing you taught me and all the unconditional love you have giving me. I know im a pain in the butt like you say but every moment with you was a blast and i will never forget that. I remember all those talks we use to have when i would sit on your lap after a long night of bowling and you would tell me all these stories about your family and where you come from. Then you would say never forget who you are be you honesty is everything. Man im going to miss u Viejo. I will cherish you for the rest of my life your story will live through me and the rest of our family. Rest in heaven until we meet again.. 😘😘😘

Florentino Vazquez

January 31, 2019

Papi you taught me how to be a hard worker. To be a family man. To always help others. You taught me that no matter what always laugh. I’m so glad our children got to spend this last year with you. They got to know there Papito, Gallo, and Welo. As they all had there own special name to call you. Papi I love you and I(we) promise will take the best care of Mami for you. May you rest in paradise!! Bendicion!!

Katie Vazquez

January 30, 2019

He was my soulmate for 48yrs he always made me laugh. We use to go on trips without even planning them he would come get me at work and we’ed drive to New York or Chicago or Connecticut just because he wanted to we would always take our children with us. Wherever we went our children were always with us. He also loved going camping. He loved the outdoors. The one thing I’m going to miss is just walking hand-in-hand, we always held hands sometimes even sitting in church we would hold hands. I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU TONO. You will always be in my heart. Until we meet again. You are my Angel in heaven.

Yvette Hernandez

January 29, 2019

Toñito, mi Pillsbury doughboy, dejas muchos gratos y hermosos recuerdos. Fuiste luz para muchos y tu alegría contagiaba a todos los que disfrutamos de tu compañía. Vuela alto mi bello Cirineo, disfruta ahora de la compañía del Padre Celestial. Te recordare por siempre. Yvette y Ezequiel ❤️🙏🏼

Linda Roldan

January 29, 2019

Tío Toño Mi tío, I didn’t know what picture to post because there was so many. But I wanted to thank you for all the loving wonderful funny memories you left in my heart. You were wonderful loving and caring to me and my circle and so for that I thank you. You will be missed when dancing comes around. I enjoyed watching you and titi moviendo la colita as you use to say. I admired you and titi and love yous very much. I will miss you calling me coquisa. Messing with me and the jokes. So many memories you leave in many minds. Have fun up in heaven in paradise in the arms of our lord and families. No more pain. RIP Tio Toño. Te amo. Tu sobrina Linda Roldan, Gonzalez. Until we meet again.

Teresa Dickson

January 29, 2019

My Papi, you did nothing but love me from day one. My words are indescribable on how I've grown to feel about you. I'm the Baby and the one who's has the most time with you. I'm the one who saw you change, when you gave your heart to Jesus. Which in turn had me making the same decision. My Memory of you, that I will forever hold dear. Is when I saw you walking on your knees as I allowed Jesus into my Heart. Juan 23 Retiro 129..... I will forever Love you.