Antonino “Tony” Machi

May 08, 1927 - March 07, 2022

Visitation: Friday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m.; Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry Twp.

Service: Mass of Christian Burial in St. Kilian Church Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Everyone please meet at Church.


Antonino “Tony” Machi of Shaler Township on Monday March 7, 2022. Born on May 8, 1927 in Sant’ Elia, Province of Palermo, Sicily (Italy), son of the late Vito and Antonina Machi. Loving husband of the late Virginia (Bianco) Machi: loving father of Antonette Machi, Vito Machi (Denise), Joseph Machi (Susan), Anthony Machi (Christine): brother of the late Rosa Tarantino, Catherine Alioto, Stefana Tarantino and Antonina Balestreri; Proud Nonno of Nicole Naylor (Nathan), Anthony Vito, Joseph Michael, Lisa, Anthony Santo, Sara, Anthony Michael, Alyssa and Aubree Machi; great grandfather of Bennett and Hudson. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Tony was happiest around his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and made great friends wherever he went. He co-owned Machi’s Market (along with his late wife Virginia) in Lawrenceville for over 45 years and fed numerous families, with or without them paying. He loved family, friends, bocce and gardening. Outside of his family and friends, his favorite memories involved playing bocce in Bloomfield, winning tournaments, getting standing ovations, and being invited to the Italian Garden Project as a “Gardener of Distinction” in 2015.

Friends received Friday March 11, 2022, 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 at Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry, 2678 Rochester Road, Cranberry Twp., Pa.. (724)772-8800. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Kilian Church Saturday 11:00 AM. Everyone please meet at Church.

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  • Frank and Phyllis Prato

    We will pray for the repose of his soul. To all his family our deepest sympathy.

  • Caryn Chapman Schultz

    Dear Machi Family, my heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your father. I am glad I had the pleasure of knowing him through the Mineo’s. May he rest peacefully in the arms of the angels. 🙏❤️

  • Peggy Gardner

    Bill and I want to extend our deepest sympathy to you and your family.

  • Accettulla Gary

    Antonette , I am very sorry for your loss.

  • Lynn Schmidt

    So Sorry for your loss 🙏

  • Ben Mazzoccoli

    For decades the LaMarca’s purchased all its produce and flowers from Machi’s. As a child it was always a treat to go with my grandfather to pickup items. The Machi’s made us feel like family. May he Rest In Peace.
    Una vita vissuta magnificamente!

  • Tarantino Rosa

    I ricordi sono tanti , sei stato uno zio che anche da lontano ti sei sempre ricordato di noi resterai sempre nei nostri cuori fai buon viaggio zio Nino da Rosa Anna e Antonella un abbraccio a tutti voi

  • Rebecca Deluca

    My deepest sympathy. So very sorry for your loss.

  • Tom Swan

    Jackie and I wanted to express our condolences to you and your family for the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May the light of our Lord shine down on you through this and help you remember the brightness your father brought to your lives. God Bess🙏🏻

  • Michael Saldamarco

    Machi Family, we are so sorry for your loss. I am truly blessed to have known your father… one of the most kind and soft spoken men I have ever known. His work ethic and love for his family & friends is an inspiration to anyone who knew him. May the Archangel Michael bless him & protect him on his journey home and may he have eternal rest in the presence of his savior, Jesus Christ. All our love, the Saldamarco Family.

  • John kotlowski

    A true loss for us all. He will be missed by all of our bocce players in Bloomfield. Mr Machi was a legend who taught us a lot on the court. A great friend truly a sincere wonderful person we all will miss. I still always say late in evening when we play Mr Machis famous saying one more game . Rest in peace Tony your were one of the best people I have ever met. Enjoy bocce in heaven

  • Ron Wardezak

    My deepest sympathies to you all.

  • Joe Burton

    What an incredible man and father. He lived the American dream and was the very definition of hard work. The way he loved and took care of his family will always be an inspiration. Every father wishes to have a legacy like his. Rest In Peace, Mr. Machi.

 

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