Antoinette Meaney

Obituary of Antoinette M Meaney

Antoinette (Toni) DeLuca Meaney Of Richmond Hill, New York passed away on July 2 Born on August 4, 1935 in Bayonne, NJ, Antoinette and her sister (deceased) Ann DeLuca Prestia, lived with their Mother, Mary Pelligrino DeLuca, after her Father, Thomas passed when the girls were pre-teen. The DeLuca girls spent much time in Glen Cove, Long Island with their many cousins and friends, sharing wonderful times at the beach, sailing the sound and enjoying family gatherings at Cousin Nellie's house. Toni worked in Manhattan until she married her husband, Ray Meaney in the late 60's. The Meaney's had their son Raymond in the early 70's, and they still reside in Richmond Hill. The Meaney's were very involved with their church, St. Benedict's, where Toni enjoyed running trips for the seniors to the Atlantic City casinos for many years. The Meaney's spent many summers at the Jersey Shore – in Brick and vacationed in Wildwood. Toni loved the Shore and salt water taffy. Although Toni's 'people' family was small, Toni had her dog Spot and their many, many cats who made their extended family large and loving! Toni is survived by her husband Ray, her son Raymond, her niece Judy Nichols and her husband Danny, nephew Thomas Prestia and his wife Evelyn, her grand-nephew Julian, and grand-niece Giavanna, Ray's sister Eleanor, and her daughter Rita Giordano. A wake for Toni will be held at Leahy & McDonald Funeral Home, 11102 Atlantic Ave in Jamaica from 4 to 8 pm on Wednesday, July 5th. A mass at St. Benedict Joseph Labre and burial to follow will be held on Thursday, July 6th. Condolences for those who can not attend may be made online:
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Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, July 5, 2023
Leahy McDonald Funeral Home Inc
11102 Atlantic Avenue
Richmond Hill, New York, United States


10:00 am
Thursday, July 6, 2023
St. Benedict- Joseph Labre Church
94-40 118 Street
Richmond Hill, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

11:00 am
Friday, July 7, 2023
Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Blvd.
Calverton, New York, United States
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