James Harold Antonini, Jr.

September 27, 1971 ~ December 13, 2023 (age 52) 52 Years Old

James Antonini, Jr. Obituary

James H. Antonini, Jr. 52, passed away in a fatal crash on Wednesday, December 13, 2023. Dedicated father, brother, and son—husband to Shannon (Maloney) -Antonini. Born in San Francisco, CA and raised in Petaluma, CA. He lived a life filled with love of sports and supporting his children in their endeavors. Jimmy attended St. Vincent de Paul Elementary School in Petaluma and later went on to St. Vincent  de Paul High School, graduating in 1989, as a celebrated athlete.

A multi-sport talent, he took his passion and knowledge into  coaching over many years and on many fields. He was known for his kindness and dry wit, as well as his huge, lasting hugs. Jim is survived by his parents James & Terri Antonini; sisters, Elizabeth Seargeant (Jack) and Kate Corierro (Tim). His devoted wife of 25 years, Shannon Antonini. His legacy lives on with his five children: son, Myles (Lexi); daughter, Haley (fiancé John Greene); sons, Giovanni, Dante, and Nico, and blessed with three grandchildren, Laurel, Wesley and Baby Antonini due July 2024.

Friends are invited to attend a viewing on Wednesday, December 20th from 5-8 p.m. at Parent-Sorensen Mortuary in Petaluma. A service  will be held at St. Vincent de Paul Church, on Thursday, December 21st  at 1 p.m., followed by private interment at Cypress Hill Memorial Park. A celebration of life will follow at St Vincent de Paul High School at 3 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to/ St. Vincent de Paul High School Football Program or the Jimmy Antonini Student Athlete Scholarship. 

St. Vincent de Paul Football Program donations may be mailed to:

St. Vincent de Paul College Prep

c/o Trent Herzog

849 Keokuk St.

Petaluma, CA 94952

Scholarship donations may be mailed to:

Jimmy Antonini Student Athlete Scholarship

c/o Petaluma Educational Foundation

200 Douglas St.

Petaluma, CA 94952

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December 20, 2023

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Funeral Service
December 21, 2023

1:00 PM
Saint Vincent dePaul Catholic Church (Petaluma)

Celebration of Life
December 21, 2023

3:00 PM
St Vincent de Paul High School


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