June 6, 1933 ~ February 15, 2022

Antoinette (Toni) Baldi, age 88, of Smithtown, New York beloved wife of 61 years to Cataldo (deceased). Loving mother of Linda McCann (Terence, deceased), John Baldi (Debbie), and Donna Cola (Ron, deceased). Devoted grandmother to Erin Kanelos (Chris), Gina Dallas (Robert), Christopher Baldi, Kerry Tribulas (Chris), Sean McCann, Matthew Cola, Kathleen McCann and Annmarie Cola. Cherished great-grandmother of Jackson, Jameson & Lincoln. She is also survived by her loving sister, Grace Gargano.

Toni was born in Brooklyn, New York. Toni started her career at Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and continued as the Confidential Secretary to the Head of the Foreign department at Manufacturer’s Trust Company. In 1964 she moved to Smithtown where she was a stay-at-home mom. Once her children went to college, Toni started her 23-year career as a Diamond Consultant for Macy’s. Toni joined the Dr. Vincenzo Sellaro Lodge #2319, in 1974. She chaired many committees and held numerous offices at the lodge. In 1998 she was honored as Woman of the Year. In 2001, Toni was elected the 14th President of the lodge. Beginning in November 2003 through April 2008, she proudly served as Grand Deputy to the Arturo Toscanini Lodge.

One of the many charities that were near and dear to her heart was Cooley’s Anemia. Toni served on the Executive of Cooley’s Anemia where she ran the blood drive for many years as well as being a direct blood donor to a Cooley’s Anemia patient for 15 years. Toni was an active member of St. Patrick’s Parish and the Columbiettes. She will be sorely missed by the many people whose lives she touched.


Visitation: February 18, 2022 2:00 - 5:00 pm

Branch Funeral Home Smithtown
190 E. Main St.

Visitation: February 18, 2022 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Branch Funeral Home Smithtown
190 E. Main St.

Mass: February 19, 2022 10:30 am

St Patrick's RC Church (SMT)
280 E. Main St
Smithtown, NY 11787

Interment: February 19, 2022 12:00 pm

St. Patrick's Cemetery Smithtown
Mount Pleasant Road

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Antoinette "Toni" Baldi 's name.

Good Shepherd Hospice

200 Belle Terre Road
Port Jefferson, NY

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  1. candleOur thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you deal with your loss and with the absence of your mom. May God be with you and your family in this time of sadness. With Love, Tracy and Patrick

  2. Accept our deepest sympathies for your loss.
    May God help you get through this difficult time
    and may your many memories of Toni help ease the pain of
    your great loss.
    God Bless you,
    Ron and Virginia Cola

  3. candleToni was one great lady- always a pleasure to be with. Toni and her husband, Cataldo brought happiness with them wherever they went. May she rest in peace. My sincerest condolences to her family.

  4. candleMany memories.Sons of Italy,cruise to the islands.Las Vegas,Atlantic City,Villa Roma,and countless other trips.We did it all.RIP Toni

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