Antonetta Castro

Antonetta Marie "Toni" Castro (Salvato)

January 5, 1933 - January 28, 2020
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CHELMSFORD - Antonetta M. “Toni” Castro, 87, a resident of Chelmsford for 56 years, passed peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Emanuel S. “Manny” Castro who predeceased her in 2016.

Born in Boston, MA on January 5, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Mary (Moschitto) Salvato and sister of the late Carmen Salvato, Leo Salvato, Salvatore Salvato, Joe Salvato, Marie Capachietti, and Jennie Micale.

Moving to Chelmsford in July of 1963, she was initially a homemaker and stay at home mom. Later she worked as an Avon salesperson and as a Team Lead for Rapid Manufacturing’s Cable and Harness Department before her retirement in 2002. She enjoyed many family gatherings, trips to the beach and Sunday dinners with her family.

Toni is survived by her three children and their spouses; Joseph Castro and Laura Giunta of Ashburn, VA, Maria and Bruce Karafelis of No. Chelmsford, Chris and Jennifer Castro of Phoenix, AZ; as well as six grandchildren, Timothy Castro and his wife Eleni, Zachary Castro, Anthony Karafelis and his fiancé Sarah Nolin, Isabella Castro, Sophia Castro, Olivia Castro and one great-grandchild, Athena Castro along with many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Saturday from 9:30 am until 11:00 am at the Blake Chelmsford Funeral Home, 24 Worthen St., Chelmsford. Her Funeral Service will take place at 11 o'clock in the funeral home.

Interment will follow in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Foundation, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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  • Visitation

    February 1, 2020 | 9:30am - 11:00am
    February 1, 2020 9:30am - 11:00am
    Blake Chelmsford Funeral Home
    24 Worthen Street
    Chelmsford, MA 01824
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  • Funeral Service

    February 1, 2020 | 11:00am
    February 1, 2020 11:00am
    Blake Chelmsford Funeral Home
    24 Worthen Street
    Chelmsford, MA 01824
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Corey Bassett-Tirrell
  • Interment

    February 1, 2020 |
    February 1, 2020
    Pine Ridge Cemetery
    130 Billerica Road
    CHELMSFORD, MA 01824
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Private Condolence

Joe Doolittle

Posted at 10:25am
I remember, and will always remember my Aunt Toni as a sweet, loving, welcoming and giving person. Although there has always been so many miles between us, it never diminished the family bond between us. I will miss your wit and sense of humor. Rest in peace Aunt.

Lynne Norton

Posted at 07:10pm
The most fun as a kid was going over Aunty's on the weekends and go swimming!! It always seemed like the whole family was there 😀 And of course being that they are Italians...Food for Days!!
Rest in Peace Aunty
Till we meet again
Lynne ⚘

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