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Antoinette J. (Pitingolo) Neal

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“Toni was always such a caring person and wonderful asset to the community. She will always be in our prayers. May she rest in peace. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Penny and Bob Keane - S Dennis, MA

“Toni was a great person. I will always remember playing rummy cup with her, Joan Monaco and my Mom. Rest in Peace ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Denise Dunham Cram - Waltham, MA

“To Ricky her son, John her brother, and all her family and friends.Toni was my second cousin. I will remember her as a family member who was always...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Adele Bittner - Beverly Hills, FL

“I am so sorry to hear of Toni's passing. She was always fun to be around, she was smart, gracious, warm, a good friend and cousin. I loved her...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Anita Clemens - Maynard, MA

“My Dearest Toni, Thank you for always being my eternal "second mother". I love you and always will. You were such a great example of kindness, love,...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Ellen - MA - Friend

“Toni was a very special LADY and one whose friendship we will always treasure. Love you Toni. Mary and Tom ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Mary Genova - MA - Friend

“Toni was such a kind and generous person. Growing up in Waltham, she would always welcome "Ricky's" friends into her home, she was like a second mom...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Steve - Camano Island, WA

“We will always love and remember you Toni, rest well. Carol & Bob ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Bob & Carol Uniacke - Naples, FL

“I shall miss my Aunt Toni's cheerful, friendly and outgoing personality. Love Jane. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

Waltham – Mrs. Antoinette J. "Toni" (Pitingolo) Neal, of Waltham, died Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Carleton-Willard Village in Bedford. She was 91.

Antoinette was born in Cambridge on March 18, 1924, a daughter of the late John and Margherita (Procopio) Pitingolo. She was raised in Cambridge and was a graduate of Cambridge Latin High School.

A Waltham resident for the past sixty years she worked as an office manager for Elbert Advertising until her retirement. Throughout her life she cherished time spent with her family and her friends. She was a longtime parishioner of Our Lady's Church in Waltham and after retirement volunteered for many years as a reading instructor at Waltham elementary schools.

She leaves her son, Frederick A. Neal, Jr. and his wife, Kathleen, of Lynnfield; her grandchildren, Peter C. Neal of Omaha, Nebraska and Lisa A. Neal of Pensacola, Florida; her brother, John Pitingolo of Arlington and many nieces and nephews.

Antoinette was also the sister of the late Agusta Pitingolo.

Family and friends will honor and remember Antoinette's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Monday, March 30th from 4 to 8 p.m. and again at 10 a.m. on Tuesday morning before leaving in procession to Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Church, 880 Trapelo Road, Waltham where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Committal services will follow in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge.

Memorial donations may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, One Bulfinch Place, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02114 and online at