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In loving memory of
Christina Louise Tocco
  • June 29, 1978
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  • July 08, 2021

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Christina Louise Tocco aka “Tocco”, 43, of Holly Hill, Florida, went home to be with Jesus, Thursday, July 08, 2021.

Christina was born June 29, 1978, in Daytona Beach, FL to Marshall Tocco and Gail MacLean. She played softball her entire childhood (short-stop) but lastly for Seabreeze High school where she graduated in 1996. Ormond/Daytona Beach was her hometown, stomping grounds and the place she chose to raise her family.

In her life, Christina was the “Life of the Party” and collected a mind-blowing amount of friends from ALL walks of life. She had one criteria to keep company with you…. love to laugh! She embraced her Italian heritage, was PROUD of her last name and made a name for herself with her exuberant personality. Christina was incredibly hard working and a dedicated employee. She found her niche as a restaurant server and boy did she LOVE this position that allowed her personality to SHINE. She loved her “job” and was EXTRAORDINARY in it. This showed in a steady stream of people, time and time again specifically asking for HER to wait on them; to others giving her 180% of the total in a tip! From starting out at Bennigan’s on “beachside” as a young woman, to thriving at the famous Charlie Horse and choosing to spend the last 15 years building relationships and brightening her customers days at D.B. Pickles in Ormond Beach, FL. All would agree that whether you knew her 5 minutes or 5 years…. you remembered her for a LIFETIME!

The GREATEST passion in Christina’s life however, was her CHILDREN! She loved her “babies” and gave HER ALL everyday to being a MOM. She always said, it was her greatest accomplishment and the one thing she KNEW she did right in life! She was their LOUDEST supporter and FIERCEST protector. She was ok as long as they were ok.

Christina was SO many different things to SO many different people and she WILL BE dearly missed by everyone that had the privilege of knowing her.

She is survived by her fiance Dan Zavalick of Holly Hill, FL; children, Sophia and Sebastian Tocco; Shelby and Leigha Zavalick; sister and brother-in-law Marissa and Wayne Smith of Ormond Beach, FL; sister Laurie Ahola of Holly Hill. FL; nephews Nicholas Varnes and Landon and Logan Smith, her uncle Dr. Anthony Tocco of Daytona Beach, FL and countless cousins, aunts, and close friends. She was preceded in death by her Father, Marshall Tocco and her grandparents.

A Celebration of Life service and gathering will be held at 11:00am, Saturday, July 24th at Tomoka Christian Church, 1450 Hand Ave., Ormond Beach, FL, 32174.

Charitable donations can be made to the Trust formed to support the ongoing care of Christina’s Children: https://gofund.me/393ec93d


Service

Location:
Tomoka Christian Church
1450 Hand Ave., Ormond Beach, FL, 32174
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Date & Time:
July 24, 2021 at 11:00 AM


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  7. 24 Jul 2021
    Donna Wald says:
    I miss you girl. I still can't believe your gone. Love is Forever.

  8. 24 Jul 2021
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  10. 24 Jul 2021
    Tom L. says:
    I’m still having a hard time accepting this. Rocco was a great friend who I’ve known for 20 years. Tocco you will be greatly missed and many prayers to your family and children at this time.

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    Lit since July 24, 2021 at 7:39:08 AM

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  13. 23 Jul 2021
    Mark Maddox says:
    I was so shocked and sad to hear of your untimely passing. Reading tributes written for you only confirmed what I already knew, you were loved by many and had a wonderful, positive effect on all who had the privilege to know you. Rest your soul dear lady.

  14. 23 Jul 2021
    Robin Weiss says:
    So sorry to hear this tragic news. My deepest condolences to everyone who knew and loved Christina, but especially her children.

  15. 23 Jul 2021
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    Lit since July 23, 2021 at 7:27:54 AM

  16. 22 Jul 2021
    Sarah pearson says:
    With a heavy heart I send my love and prayers

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  20. 21 Jul 2021
    e & Theresa says:
    Today we heard the shocking news of your early departure- our hearts are heavy.
    You were such a bright light, your smile never wavered dispite your hectic day- you made us feel like family and treated us like royalty.
    Always asking about our well-being with genuine care and compassion- may your light shine on this world for years to come. God has definitely gained an angel.
    Forever in our hearts and thoughts, Theresa & Joe

  21. 21 Jul 2021
    Donna Williamson says:
    It breaks our hearts to lose such a great person with such a dedicated love for everyone that met her and especially her children. You will be forever missed! Love you! Donna and James Williamson

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  25. 21 Jul 2021
    Leah Webber posted an image:
    You are my second mom. You never missed a performance, you held me when I cryed, you welcomed me into your home, you loved me like I was your own. I can never put into word the amount of love I have for you. I miss you so much. I can’t wait to see you again one day.
    You are my second mom. You never missed a performance, you held me when I cryed, you welcomed me into your home, you loved me like I was your own. I can never put into word the amount of love I have for you. I miss you so much. I can’t wait to see you again one day.

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  33. 21 Jul 2021
    Amber Morgan says:
    One of my best friends ever, one of the best humans that ever lived!!! Tocco, you will be in my heart forever more!!!! You are truly unforgettable and left your impact on this World! I have never met another like you, and I know I never will. ILYLAS xoxoxoxo!!! May you watch over all of us with shattered hearts and you will continue to live on in our hearts and our loving memories forever <3. I love you girl!!!!!!

  34. 21 Jul 2021
    Richard hudson says:
    I met Christina tocco at db pickles back in 2016 me and her had countless conversations and funny moments talking music Sports movies life always a full of life and fun person to be around very positive very enlightening the world is now going to be a different place without her I will miss you my friend rest in peace

  35. 21 Jul 2021
    Teresa Morgan says:
    YOU my friend, will FOREVER be missed! You have touched so many lives and made everyone feel so unique. You made us all feel so important! Your laugh will be FOREVER playing over and over again in so many minds of all of us that had the upmost privilege to hear it, and be a part of YOU! YOU are a “Legend” that will live on for several generations! To be very honest, I’m in such disbelief that you are gone, which is ok for now. I know my personal faith along with yours as to where you stood with God! We WILL MEET AGAIN… BUT until then, FLY SO EVER HIGH, LAUGH SO EVER LOUD, and KNOW YOU ARE MISSED BY MANY! We already know you are watching over Dan and your family giving them the strength everyone needs. You have your babies right under your wing even if it’s from a distance. Not saying good bye this Saturday, just saying until we can laugh again! Our hearts here on earth beat differently have knowing you! ❤️

  36. 21 Jul 2021
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  38. 21 Jul 2021
    MaryAnna Muir says:
    Christina I'm heartbroken. Thank you for being in my life to enjoy you. So many fond memories I'll always cherish. Please hug your Dad for me & watch over your Beautiful Family. May you RIP in Jesus's arms

  39. 19 Jul 2021
    Shannon says:
    There are people who come into our world that right away influence us. Christina, you were that person!
    You were the one whose heart and smile could be felt for miles. You made us laugh, you made us feel welcomed, and you shared so much love! My parents and I enjoyed our many encounters with you. None of us understand why God needed you so soon. We will miss you, remember your amazing personality, loud fun, wonderful mother you were, and be praying for your children. May those prayers reach your family and may you rest in peace. Fly high beautiful angel!
    With love,
    Crandall, Kay, Sandy & Shannon Sizemore

  40. 18 Jul 2021
    Angela Logsdon says:
    Christina I can’t believe you are not with us. I met you when I first come to town in ‘98’ and you’ve been in my life every since. When I needed the most you came to help and with many gifts also. I love you Christina.

  41. 18 Jul 2021
    Angela Logsdon says:
    Christina my dear friend, I met you when I came to town in 98 and you have been in my life every since. When I was in need the most you were there and did so much for me. Can’t even say how much I will miss you. I love you Christina.

  42. 16 Jul 2021
    Linda Sandlin says:
    Christina you will be missed by every person that ever knew you. Santa and Mrs. Claus will miss your beautiful smile and your wonderful laugh at his silly jokes. We will love you always.

  43. 14 Jul 2021
    Kathy Walker posted an image:
    I love you and miss you.  A picture from many moons ago.
    I love you and miss you. A picture from many moons ago.

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