Anthony Martignetti Death – Dead – Obituary : Prince Spaghetti Commercial Actor Dies at 63.

By John Chekwas | August 24, 2020

Anthony Martignetti Death – Dead – Obituary : Cause of Death Unknown.

Anthony Martignetti, who starred at age 12 in an iconic Prince Spaghetti commercial shot in Boston’s North End in 1969, has died, his family confirmed early Monday.

His brother, Andy Martignetti, confirmed his passing in a statement posted to Facebook. Anthony Martignetti was 63.

“It is with a heavy and hurting heart that we announce to our family and friends that our brother Anthony J. Martignetti passed away suddenly in his sleep last night,” his brother wrote. “None of us have accepted this yet and I don’t know when we will. RIP little brother, till we meet again, I love you”, according to a statement posted online on Aug. 24, 2020 by the Boston Globe

 

Anthony Martignetti, who starred at age 12 in an iconic Prince Spaghetti commercial shot in Boston’s North End in 1969, has died.

Posted by The Boston Globe on Monday, August 24, 2020

Cause of Death.

We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.

Tributes.

The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.

Phyllis A. Hawkes wrote 
My condolences to his family. That commercial was wonderful and he definitely made it a feel good one!!

Linda Delia wrote
Wednesday is still Prince spaghetti day!Best commercial growing us a kid.R.I.P.Bring back that old time favorite commercial.

Ann Elizabetth Lucier wrote 
Great commercial! Always put a smile on my face seeing him run thru the neighborhood.

Peggy Otto wrote 
I loved “Anthony” and the commercial. I asked my mother if we could have Prince Spaghetti Day every Wednesday. Nothing says North End more than this. I am so sorry to hear of his passing. Still a young man. Rest in Peace Anthony.

Lorraine Keefe wrote 
So sad. Condolences to his family.
Great commercial! It is etched in our minds from when we were kids. He was adorable.

Leah Binney wrote 
Rest in peace Anthony and thank you for being part of my childhood… Prince please bring back the commercial ..at least as a tribute for awhile

Kate Walker wrote 
LOVE this commercial, it was such a big deal when I was young. RIP Anthony Martignetti, you made Wednesdays memorable.

Tere Rondinelli-Mejia wrote 
Condolences to his family. I’m not sure but he looks a lot like a Dedham Court Officer. Don’t know if it is the same person?

Robert Sheila Merrill wrote 
Prayers. And thoughts go out to his family it was a great commercial so sorry for the loss

Millie Giesecke wrote 
I was just talking about him a few days ago! Reminiscing about the commercial……Because of him, my family always had Prince spaghetti every Wednesday…..

Krissi Dunne Ali wrote 
Grew up watching that commercial and so true Wednesday was prince spaghetti day in my house! My thoughts and prayers are with you all

Mark Bartnick wrote 
So Sad I remember watching that commercial as a kid growing up. He was too young.

Wayne Fisher wrote 
I still say Wednesday is prince spaghetti day. My wife looks at me like I’m crazy. She’s not from Boston

Michael Contorelli wrote 
I used the line… It’s Wednesday, Prince Spaghetti Day all the time. May Anthony Rest In Peace.

Ed O’brien wrote 
What are we going to do now…Wednesdays are Prince Spaghetti days in the North End…we will miss you Anthony

Dolores Boisse wrote 
I remember it oh so well & every Wednesday we would make sure we had Prince Spaghetti

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