Antoinette Picciurro, 86, of Holmdel, New Jersey, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday evening, January 14, 2020 at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, New Jersey. She was born Antoinette Cicoria on November 5, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York, where she grew up. On November 25, 1956, Antoinette and her husband, Frank, were married and began their life together in Amityville, Long Island, where they started their family. In 1966, they relocated to Staten Island, New York for a few years and in 1973, moved to the Oak Hill section of Middletown. Ultimately in 1999, they settled in Holmdel, New Jersey.
She was predeceased by her parents, Canio and Anna Maria (Russo) Cicoria, and her beloved husband, Frank Picciurro, Sr. Antoinette is survived by her loving sons, Frank Picciurro, Jr., and his wife, Cindy, of Millstone Township, New Jersey, and Guy Picciurro and his wife, Marybeth, of Bridgewater, New Jersey, her dear sister, Angelina Ligotti of Whitestone, New York and her cherished grandchildren, Suzanne Picciurro, Frank Picciurro III, Daniel Picciurro and Matthew Picciurro. Antoinette will be deeply missed and never forgotten.
Known by many as “Toni”, she was blessed with many friends throughout her life who found her to be compassionate, loving and a person of great integrity. Once you became a friend of Toni’s you were never forgotten and always loved. Some of Toni’s fondest memories were of her youth in Brooklyn where she lived with and nearby many family members. This togetherness shaped her into the warm woman she would become. Toni worked in Lower Manhattan as Assistant to the Founder and Chairman at States Marine Lines prior to getting married in 1956 and raising her family. She remained active through volunteerism and her local garden club. Most of all, she will forever be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Family and friends are invited to visit on Friday, January 17, 2020 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM and Saturday morning, January 18, 2020 from 9:30 to 10:15 AM at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Highway/Route 35 North, Hazlet, New Jersey 07730. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Saturday morning, January 18, 2020 at 11:00 AM at St. Catharine Roman Catholic Church, 108 Middletown Road, Holmdel, New Jersey 07733. Entombment will follow at Holmdel Cemetery Mausoleum, 900 Holmdel Road, Holmdel, New Jersey 07733. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Antoinette’s husband’s name, Frank Picciurro, to Joan Dancy and PALS Foundation (an organization for people with ALS), 1 Riverview Plaza, Red Bank, NJ 07701, (732) 450-2677. You can also donate by visiting, https://ssl.charityweb.net/joandancyandpals/. For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, please visit, www.shorepointfh.com.
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