OBITUARIES, Dec. 13, 2005

Thomas A. Tonkovich, Antoinette DePippo

Thomas A. Tonkovich
Merrill Lynch vice president
Thomas A. Tonkovich of Princeton died Sunday at University Medical Center at Princeton following a lengthy illness. He was 61.
   Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he lived in Princeton for the past 13 years.
   Mr. Tonkovich was a vice president at Merrill Lynch Inc. in New York City.
   He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Emma; brother Gene Tonkovich of New Canaan, Conn.; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
   A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, 214 Nassau St., Princeton.
   Burial will be private.
   Calling hours will be 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Kimble Funeral Home, 1 Hamilton Ave., Princeton.
   Memorial contributions may be made for esophageal cancer research to the American Cancer Society, 3076 Princeton Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648.
Antoinette DePippo
Retired seamstress
MONTGOMERY — Antoinette DePippo died Friday at the Princeton Care Center in Princeton. She was 87.
   Born in New York City, she lived in Staten Island, N.Y., and Massachusetts before moving to Montgomery 20 years ago.
   She worked for Kravif Manufacturing for more than 20 years as a seamstress. Mrs. DePippo enjoyed cooking and sewing.
   Wife of the late Alfred DePippo, who died in 1979, she is survived by her son, John DePippo of Assonet, Mass.; daughter Susan Falotico of Montgomery; brother Alfred Romagnolo of Miami, Fla.; sister Millie Trifiletti of Staten Island, N.Y.; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
   A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. today at Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church, Fall River, Mass.
   Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery.
   Arrangements are by Hillsborough Funeral Home, Hillsborough.