DiCARLO, Luana Luana May (Lonnie) DiCarlo, 61, passed on from this world on the 6th of January 2009 after a valiant battle with cancer. Born in Ashtabula, Ohio on February 15th 1947, she had made Atlanta her home since graduating from Baker High School in Columbus GA in 1965 then attending Career Academy in Atlanta. As a dental hygienist for 40 years, Lonnie had met and cared for many people throughout her Life. Lonnie was preceded in death by her son, Michael Thomas Carter, age 5, in 1986, and by her father, Gaetano (Guy) DiCarlo, of Orlando Florida. She is survived by her son Malcolm (Mac) Carter of Atlanta, and daughter Michelle Maxwell of Decatur; her mother, Sophia DiCarlo of Mount Dora, Florida; sister Olivia Garrison (Don) of Winder GA; sister Caran Cook (Pete) of Bargersville IN; brother Vincent DiCarlo (Sherilee) of Eustis FL; brother Victor DiCarlo (Kathy) of Hillsboro OR; nieces Gianna Adams, Angela Taylor, and Lacy Comstock, and nephew Joe DiCarlo. Her special partners in Life, Bill Maxwell and Sanford Carter, will mourn her passing, as will her relatives and so many friends and neighbors and supporters. Arrangements by Cremation Society of the SOUTH in Marietta. 770-420-5557.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on 1/10/2009