top of page

Antoinette "Cookie" Pellitteri Smith

May 12, 1945 - October 19, 2021

Antoinette “Cookie” Pellitteri Smith, 76, of Hamilton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Trenton, she was a lifelong Trenton/Hamilton area resident. Cookie retired from the State of New Jersey after many years of service. She loved Bingo and trips to Atlantic City, but more than anything she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Predeceased by her parents, Frank and Ann (Bucca) Pellitteri, her husband, Carl R. Smith, Jr., her siblings, Joseph Pellitteri and Patricia Scheidnagel; her brother-in-law, Jay Destribats, and her daughter, Dr. Alissa M. Smith; she is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Todd and Susan Smith; her sister, Phyllis Destribats; grandchildren, Cassandra Smith and fiancé Michael Kokolis, Jamie Smith, and Gianna and Matthew Shelby; son-in-law, Anthony Shelby; brother-in-law, Jack Scheidnagel; a special nephew, Gene (Christine) Cascone, nieces and nephews, Stacy (Fred) Bitonti, Joseph (Joann) Pellitteri, Gena (Dan) Graziano, Jill (Jim) Palmer, Dana (Ron) Petras, Amy ( Dave) Lohmann; as well as many other great nieces, great nephews, cousins and dear friends.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Monday, October 25, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Angels Parish at Immaculate Conception Church, 540 Chestnut Avenue, Trenton, NJ 08611.

Visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, October 24, 2021 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the Buklad-Merlino Yardville Memorial Home, 30 Yardville-Allentown Road, Yardville.

There will be no calling hours prior to mass on Monday morning.

Entombment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Antoinette Smith, checks payable to: PMPH Foundation, c/o Penn Medicine Hospice Princeton Health, Attention: The Foundation,

5 Plainsboro Road, 3rd Floor, Suite 365, Plainsboro, NJ 08536.

Please sign our guestbook

Leave a tribute or memory in the comments area, below.




If you'd like to send flowers, please consider one of our local florists →

bottom of page