Antonietta Castellana

Obituary of Antonietta Castellana

Please share a memory of Antonietta to include in a keepsake book for family and friends.

Antonietta Claire Castellana (nee Birilli), lovingly known as Toni, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning, January 17, 2024 at Cooperman-St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ. She was 83.

Born in Brooklyn, NY, Toni was raised in the Lake Hiawatha section of Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ, and had lived in Boonton, NJ before moving to Florham Park, NJ in 1985.

She worked as an office manager with Knoll Pharmaceuticals in Whippany for twenty years before retiring.

Mrs. Castellana was preceded in death by her parents, Domenico and Pietrina "Betty" (nee Badalamenti) Birilli; and a sister, Jacqueline Datria, as well as her husband, Arnold Datria.

Survivors include her loving husband of 63 years, Joseph J. Castellana; three beloved children, Michael Castellana of Poland, Michelle Castellana of Florham Park, NJ, and Dominica Cali and her husband, Kenneth of River Vale, NJ; and two cherished sisters, Francine "Micki" Walsh of Lake Hiawatha, NJ and Elizabeth Kesselring and her husband, Bill of Kissimmee, FL.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation on Friday, January 19, 4:00pm to 8:00pm at S.J. Priola Parsippany Funeral Service, 60 North Beverwyck Road, Lake Hiawatha. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, January 20, 2024, 10:00am at St. Peter the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, Parsippany. Entombment will follow at Gate of Heaven Chapel Mausoleum, East Hanover, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, the family would be grateful for Memorial Gifts to the Mount Pleasant Animal Shelter, 194 Route 10 West, East Hanover, NJ 07936 ( in Toni's memory.




To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Antonietta Castellana, please visit Tribute Store

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, January 19, 2024
S.J. Priola Parsippany Funeral Service
60 North Beverwyck Road
Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Saturday, January 20, 2024
St. Peter The Apostle Church
179 Baldwin Rd.
Parsippany, New Jersey, United States


11:30 am
Saturday, January 20, 2024
Gate Of Heaven Mausoleum
225 Ridgedale Avenue
East Hanover, New Jersey, United States
Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event
Online Event
About this Event
Antonietta Castellana

In Loving Memory

Antonietta Castellana

1940 - 2024

Look inside to read what others have shared
Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in this book.
Share Your Memory of