Antoinette Jankowiak, 84, homemaker

May 27, 2006

Antoinette "Toni" Jankowiak, a homemaker and longtime Northeast Baltimore resident, died of cancer Wednesday at Genesis Eldercare Hamilton Center. She was 84.

She was born Antoinette Masucci in Baltimore and raised on East Chase Street. She attended Eastern High School.

During World War II, she built airplanes at Glenn L. Martin Co. in Middle River.

She was married in 1950 to William C. Jankowiak, a brewery worker, who survives her.

Mrs. Jankowiak especially enjoyed visits to Wildwood, N.J., and was an avid bowler and dancer.

She was a communicant of the Roman Catholic Shrine of the Little Flower, 2854 Brendan Ave., where a Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 11 a.m. today.

In addition to her husband of 56 years, Mrs. Jankowiak is survived by two sisters, Christina DeManss of Neavitt, Talbot County, and Asunta Calka of Parkville; and many nieces and nephews.

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