Feb. 3, 2005 Princeton Mercer County New Jersey, USA
Albert S. Toto Sr., 91, of Princeton, died February 3 at the University Medical Center at Princeton.
Born in Princeton and a lifelong area resident, he was the owner and operator of Toto's Market of Princeton, which was established in 1912 by his father and mother. Three generations of the Toto family worked together at the store; Mr. Toto retired from the family business in 1987.
He attended Princeton public schools and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the South Pacific.
He was one of the five founding members of the Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad. A member for 31 years, he served as president and treasurer.
He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 76 of Princeton, B.P.O.E. No. 2129 of Princeton, and Princeton Italian American Sportsman Club. He was also an avid golfer.
A parishioner of St. Paul's Church, he was a past president and treasurer of Golden Agers, and a former member of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 636.
Son of the late Flory and Lucy D'Andrea Toto Sr., he is survived by his wife of 67 years, Ida DiGueseppantonio Toto; a daughter, Lucille Rosendorf of Princeton Junction; a son, Albert S. Jr. of Pennington; a sister, Pearl Tamasi of Princeton; and two grandchildren.
The Funeral was February 7 at The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Paul's Church.
Burial was in the family plot in Princeton Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 529, Princeton 08540; or to St. Paul's Church, 214 Nassau Street, Princeton 08540; or to Health Care Ministry of St. Paul's Inc., P.O. Box 1517, Princeton 08542.
Published in the Town Topics, Princeton, NJ, on December 9, 2005