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Gloucester, MA - FIAMINGO, Antonetta “Toni” (Donatelli) of Watertown, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 in the Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Gloucester, Massachusetts. She was 91 years old. Born in Boston, Toni lived in Watertown for most of her life. She worked at The Barn in Newton retiring as their office manager after over 25 years of service. Beloved wife of the late Frederick L. Fiamingo. Dear and devoted mother of Susan Pope and her husband, Jonathan of Gloucester and John W. Fiamingo of Burlington. Sister of Eda Kramer of Peabody and the late Elsa DeSantis and Walter Donatelli. Loving “Nana Mingo” of James and Gregory Pope. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Contributions in Antonetta’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452 would be sincerely appreciated. www.swdfuneralhome.
During her retirement, “Toni” Fiamingo enjoyed many activities. She and her husband would spend summers up in Ogunquit, Maine, where they had built a second home. Toni was an avid gardener, growing her own vegetables and tending to her flower garden. She loved walking the beach in the early morning hours and making her famous raspberry jam from the wild raspberries that grew in her yard, as well.
“Toni” loved spending time with her beloved family and friends. She loved having her grandchildren visit her in Maine. She would do special activities with them such as making pizza dough, going to the beach with their boogie boards in tow and taking them to catch crabs off the footbridge. She also enjoyed sewing, knitting, making fancy desserts, stenciling, and making Christmas ornaments, all of which were evident in her home.
Short, Williamson & Diamond Funeral Home
Belmont, 617.484.6900
Published on February 2, 2019
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