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Toni Harblin Obituary



Toni Harblin Obituary

Toni Harblin Obituary: From the late 1960s to the 1990s, Antoinette T. (Toni) Harblin was an American radio and television personality.

Toni Harblin, born November 12, 1929, died quietly in Life Care Center in Morristown, Tennessee, on May 17, 2022, at the age of 92.

Toni Harblin Obituary

She worked as a ticket agent and professional model for American Airlines in the Syracuse region.

Toni and her family relocated to Watertown in 1967 when her husband founded Harblin Motors Volkswagen. Her work in the media began a few years later.

Toni hosted WWNY Radio and WTNY Radio’s The Woman’s Way, Time for Toni, and Midday with Toni. In the area, she organized numerous Fashion Shows, Craft Shows, Bridal Fairs, and Expo Fairs.

Toni served on the NYS Miss America Board of Directors for many years and served as the costume consultant for Vanessa Williams, who went on to become Miss America, as well as many other Miss NY State winners.

She was a member of the Guild Fashionata and AMS Modesl in Syracuse, and she and her sister Jeri Hoepfinger also owned and operated Fashion Alley, a boutique in Syracuse. Toni Harblin Obituary

Photo Credit: WWNY

Toni was preceded in death by her 60-year-old husband, Kenneth J. Harblin Jr. (Harby), a sister, Jerry Hoepfinger, and her parents, Frank and Catherine DeLongo.

Toni is survived by her three children, Steven (Jennifer) Harblin of Kelso, Washington; Jeffry (Lynda) Harblin of Prince George, Virginia; and Susan (Gregory) Dandrow of Newport, Tennessee; four grandchildren, Kenneth (Angel) Harblin of Washington; Amelia Habersetzer of Washington; Alexandra (Robert) LaVine of Watertown; and Christopher (Katie) Dandrow of Watertown; and eight great-

There will be no calling hours, according to her relatives.

She will be laid to rest in Glenwood Mausoleum after a funeral liturgy at St. Patrick’s Church, Massey Street, Watertown, NY. Toni Harblin Obituary

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