Antoinette L. "Toni" D'Innocenzio, 93 of Upper Montclair, formerly of Belleville passed away at Horizon Manor North in Upper Montclair on May 15, 2021.
Funeral Service is from the Galante Funeral Home, 54 Roseland Ave. Caldwell on Wednesday May 19 at 11:30 AM. Entombment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Visitation is on Wednesday morning from 10-11:30 AM.
Born in Newark, Toni lived in Belleville since 1983 until recently moving to Horizon Manor North. She was the dedicated co-owner of Dickie Dee's with the Bruno Family for many years. Toni enjoyed playing the horses, and was a big fan of Frank Sinatra. Antoinette loved cooking and baking Italian specialty dishes for her family and friends. Summers at her shore house were always brimming with guests and laughter. She placed great value upon uniting her loved ones in celebration of life's events. Accompanied by the Corrao sisters, Toni D was the star 'Wedding Singer' at all family weddings.
Toni was the' Spirit of the Holiday Season' and joyfully passed on many traditions to her entire family that they will always uphold and treasure. That is where the essence of her legacy will be found.
The wife of the late Domenick A. D'Innocenzio, Antoinette was the loving mother of Ricky D'Innocenzio and his wife Janet and Jack D'Innocenzio and his wife Tracy; devoted grandmother of Robert D'Innocenzio and his wife Gretchen Berra, Ava D'Innocenzio and the late Richard Domenick D'Innocenzio. She was also the dear sister of Josephine "Cupie" DellaPenta and sister-in-law of Ann Mongiovi. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Toni was predeceased by her siblings Anthony and Vincent Corrao, Andreana Misuro and Mary DeVito, sister-in-law Diane L. Ciccarelli, nephews Mark Groendyk and Anthony DellaPenta, and niece Joann Spera.
The family would like to thank Toni's devoted caretakers Jola, Carmen, Maritza and Ivonne, as well as Carol Cotugno and staff at Horizon Manor North for the loving care they provided.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Horizon Manor North, 73 Overlook Rd. Upper Montclair, NJ 07043.