Obituary: Agatha (Ida) Baldi
Agatha (Ida) Baldi, 96, of Vernon, formerly of Montclair, died March 27, 2018, at the Karen Ann Quinlan Home for Hospice in Fredon.
Mrs. Baldi was the daughter of Sebastiano and Angela Petronecci.
Mrs. Baldi was employed at Westinghouse Electric Corporation in Bloomfield before retiring to be a homemaker. She was a lifelong parishioner at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel RC Church in Montclair. Mrs. Baldi was a member of the St. Sebastian Society, as were her parents before her. For most of her life, Mrs. Baldi took great pride in, and enjoyment from, her involvement in the St. Sebastian and Our Lady of Mt. Carmel feasts. Mrs. Baldi was an avid bowler and a great dancer.
She is survived by her loving children, Barbara Petronaci and her husband John and Allan Baldi and his wife MaryJane, and her grandchildren, Jamie Cuccaro and her husband Joey, Brian Petronaci, Jessica Petronaci and her fiancé Ryan Schwester, and Christopher, Alyssa and John Baldi. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband Alphonse Baldi, her sister Angela Wolgast and her brother Santo Petronecci.
Visitation will be Wednesday, March 28, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Caggiano Memorial Home, 62 Grove St., Montclair. A funeral blessing will be offered on Thursday, March 29, at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 94 Pine St., Montclair. Burial to follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Montclair.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Karen Ann Quinlan Home for Hospice, 99 Sparta Ave., Newton, NJ 07860.