Antoinette Marietta (Sirugo) Nesto of Milton passed away peacefully January 18, 2020 at the age of 96. Antoinette was born to Luigi Sirugo and Maria (Raniolo) Sirugo on September 29, 1923 in Bronx, NY. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Hunter College and a Master’s Degree from New York University. She met her future husband Ribelle (Bill) W. Nesto while he was a hospital resident in New York City. They moved to Boston where Bill practiced medicine and they settled in Milton.
Antoinette took great pride in her children and their educations at Milton Academy, Harvard, Wellesley College, Dartmouth and Tufts Medical School. In memory of her husband, who died in 1973, she helped create and fund the Nesto Gallery at Milton Academy. After her husband’s death, she entered the work force and worked for many years as the Financial Aid Director at Aquinas College in Milton. In retirement, she volunteered at Milton Hospital and was a member of the Neighborhood Club of Quincy, where she bowled and won many tournaments.
Antoinette is survived by two sons: Richard Nesto, MD and his wife Kathleen Bickimer of Weston and William Nesto and his wife Frances DiSavino of Milton, and two daughters: Anne Marie Filosa and her husband, Michael of Medfield and Dianne Williams and her husband Christopher of Weston. She is survived by five grandchildren: Eric and Adam Nesto, Peter and Lee Anne Filosa and Chase Williams. Her grandson McCrae James Williams predeceased her.
Visiting will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thursday, January 23, 2020 from 9 to 10 am, closing with prayers at 10 am. Burial will follow in Milton Cemetery. Please no flowers. Donations may be made in her memory to the Nesto Gallery at Milton Academy, 170 Centre St., Milton, MA 02186 or the McCrae James Williams Foundation, P.O. Box 291 Weston, MA 02493.
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