Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:18 p.m.

SALISBURY, N.C. and BANGOR – Antonia Noble Flores died Jan. 28, 2006, at the Lutheran Nursing Home, Salisbury, N.C. Antonia was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She was a devoted homemaker, caring wife and mother and a talented seamstress. She was predeceased by her husband, Alexander Flores Sr.; and her son, Alex Jr. She is survived by her children, Richard Flores of Bloomington, Ind., Margarita Peploski of Vero Beach, Fla., Dolores Kiesznowski of Concord, N.C., Pilar Thibodeau of Brewer; daughter-in-law, Helen Flores of N.Y.; one sister, Marta DeFalco of San Sebastian, Puerto Rico; 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. A private committal service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, with the Rev. Richard C. McLaughlin, officiating. Gifts in her memory may be sent to Rowan Regional Home Health Hospice, 825-AW Henderson St., Salisbury, N.C. 28144. Arrangements by the Greenlawn Funeral Directors, who’s patience and caring attention are greatly appreciated.