Ida Toto

Obituary of Ida Toto

Ida Toto, 96, passed away peacefully at the University Medical Center of Princeton on Friday April 3, 2015. Born in Mozzagrogne, province CH, Italy, in 1918 and raised in Raritan, NJ. Ida married and moved to Princeton where she resided for more than 75 years. In 1954, she joined Her husband's family business, Toto's Market of Princeton, and worked alongside her husband, Albert for over 35 years. A parishioner of St. Paul's Church, she was a member of The Catholic Daughters, The Altar Rosary Society, The Golden Agers and the Woman's Auxiliary of The Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad. For many years, Ida actively volunteered for the Princeton Hospital Fete and the Princeton Hospital Rummage Sale. Daughter of the late Madelena and Antonio DiGiuseppantonio, she was predeceased by her beloved husband, Albert S. Toto Sr., and sister Frances Watkinson. Ida is survived by her daughter, Lucille Rosendorf, her husband, David of Skillman, her son, Albert S. Toto, Jr. of Belle Mead, a granddaughter, Melissa Calvert, her husband Charles of Washington Crossing, PA, a grandson, Albert S. Toto III, his wife, Kathleen of Cape Elizabeth, ME and five precious great grandchildren: Madeline and Pierce Calvert and Albert IV, Ava and Andrew Toto. Ida will be remembered, with love, by her family and friends for her bountiful spirit of generosity, her friendliness to everyone she met, her many kindnesses throughout her life and for her delicious and plentiful Italian cooking. A funeral will be held 8:30 AM Thursday, April 9th 2015, at The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Ave, Princeton. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 9:30 AM, Thursday at St. Paul's Church, 214 Nassau St, Princeton. Calling hours will be held Wednesday, April 8th 2015, from 4-8 PM at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Princeton Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Senior Care Ministry of Princeton, P.O Box 1517, Princeton, NJ 08542-1517 or to Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad, P.O Box 529, Princeton, NJ 08542.
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