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Antoinette T. Civello

January 21, 1924 — September 8, 2023

Melville, New York

Antoinette T. Civello, passed away at 99 years of age on September 8, 2023. She was known for her caring nature and cherished by all who had the honor of knowing her. Antoinette was born on January 21, 1924.

Antoinette spent her life dedicated to her family and through her beautiful voice she touched so many lives. A beloved jazz lounge singer, she was known to many people by her stage name, Toni Vale. Her favorite clubs to entertain at was Leon and Eddy in New York City, and Tophat.  

Outside of work, Antoinette's most treasured memories were the moments she spent with her family. She found joy in every gathering, cherishing the laughter and love shared during these special times together.

Antoinette is survived by her loving children Ralph J. Civello, Donna Civello, Francine Baggott, and Deborah Albanese, as well as her grandchildren Kim, Jeanine, John (Jackie), Michael, Danielle (Anthony), Jeffrey, Christina, and the late Joseph. She is also survived by her great-grandchildren Ashley, Joseph, John Jr., Justin, Frankie, Javin, Jordana, Evan, Luca, Matteo, and her great-great-grandchild, Jameson. Antoinette is predeceased by her brother Joseph (the late Anne). She is also survived by her companion and best fur friend Cody.

Antoinette will be dearly missed by all of her family members and friends who were fortunate enough to have been touched by her kindness and love. Her legacy of compassion will continue to inspire those who carry on without her physical presence.

Visitation services for Antoinette T. Civello will take place on September 10th at Deer Park - Mangano Family Funeral Home located at 1701 Deer Park Ave in Deer Park, NY. The first visitation event will be held from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and the second visitation event will be held from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM on the same day.

A Mass to celebrate Antoinette's life will be held on September 11th at Saints Cyril & Methodius R.C. Church located at 125 Half Hollow Rd. in Deer Park, NY. The Mass will begin at 11:15 AM.

Antoinette T. Civello leaves behind a legacy of love, compassion, and dedication. She will forever hold a special place in the hearts of her family and friends. May she rest in eternal peace knowing that her memory will live on in the lives of all those she touched.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, September 10, 2023

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Deer Park - Mangano Family Funeral Home

1701 Deer Pk Ave, Deer Park, NY 11729

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Visitation

Sunday, September 10, 2023

7:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

Deer Park - Mangano Family Funeral Home

1701 Deer Pk Ave, Deer Park, NY 11729

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Mass

Monday, September 11, 2023

11:15am - 12:15 pm (Eastern time)

Saints Cyril & Methodius R.C. Church

125 Half Hollow Rd., Deer Park, NY 11729

**Family and friends who wish to attend the funeral mass are asked to gather at the funeral home by 10:15am.**

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