1926 — 2019
Antoinette Walker passed away peacefully in her home at the Varenna senior community in Santa Rosa, CA, on Monday, October 14, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Boyd Nello Walker, in 1999. Some of the couple's happiest years were in Pinehurst, NC, where they loved to socialize and golf. Indeed, they won many tournaments, both individually and as a couple. The daughter of Angelo and Vincenza Zabatta, Antoinette was born on January 12, 1926, in Ridgewood, Queens. Ann adored cowboy movies and music as a girl; as a young woman, she married her very own cowboy, Boyd, who grew up on a Texas cattle ranch. The two of them opened a chain of laundromats, and thanks to their...