Murphy Funeral Homes

1102 West Broad Street, Falls Church, VA


Antonia Sponseller

March 14, 1927October 22, 2019

Antonia Sponseller of Falls Church, VA passed away quietly at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. Born in San Lorenzo, Maggiore, Italy in 1927, she came to the United States in 1963. She is survived by one sister in Italy, as well as many nieces and nephews, including Diane Sponseller Boiler of Arlington, VA. She was predeceased by first husband, Michael Cusimano, and second husband, Walter Sponseller. Visitation will be at Murphy Funeral Home, 1102 W. Broad St., Falls Church on October 28, 2019 at 10:00 AM, with a service there at 11:00 AM. Burial at National Memorial Park.


  • visitation Monday, October 28, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, October 28, 2019
  • Graveside Service Monday, October 28, 2019
  • reception Monday, October 28, 2019


Antonia Sponseller

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Marco Capone

October 27, 2019

Antonietta came to the United States and into my life back in 1959 when my youngest sister was born. She was a second mother to me. I can recall when on Saturdays, she would bake fresh bread for us to eat. We have shared the good times as well as the bad times together. Though we have lost a wonderful soul, heaven just received a new angel. She will be deeply missed.

Larry&Susie Brooks

October 25, 2019

Larry & I will always remember Antonia as a longtime neighbor and good friend. She was really a sweet lady and we will remember her with love and hold her "dear to our hearts!"
Larry & Susie Brooks
6807 Chestnut Avenue
Falls Church, VA 22042

Diana Atlee

October 24, 2019

We spent almost 50 happy years as close friends - laughing over things, reminiscing about the past, shopping, gardening, dinners at each other's homes, watching TV together. Will miss you a lot.