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Services for John Salvato D’Antoni Jr., of Brookhaven, are 11a.m. Tuesday, July 14, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel on NorthJackson Street with burial in Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery inBrookhaven.Visitation is Monday from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. D’Antoni, 72, died July 12, 2009, at his residence inBrookhaven. He was born in Brookhaven on March 16, 1937, to JohnD’Antoni Sr. and Josephine Salvato D’Antoni.

He was a retired boilermaker and served in the U.S. Air Forcewith the Air Force Security Forces. He was a member of St. Francisof Assisi Catholic Church of Brookhaven.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are a daughter, Michele D’Antoni Smith and husband,Mitchell, of Brookhaven; a grandchild, Anna Beth Smith; and hiscousins, Mary and Charles D’Antoni, of Morganza, La.

The family would like to thank Deaconess Hospice, particularlyregistered nurse Sherry Bessonette, for the wonderful care providedto Mr. D’Antoni. They would also like to thank Bobby Thomas andKatie Ruth Harris for the care and compassion given to their lovedone.