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Salvatore Santoro

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, June 27th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for Salvatore Santoro, who passed after a brief illness on Wednesday, June 21st at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. His Funeral Service will be conducted in the Funeral Home, immediately following the visitation at 12:15 p.m.

Born & raised in Boston, the family moved to East Boston when “Sal” was a young boy. He was a 1942 alumnus of East Boston High School. He entered the U.S. Army in October of 1944 & served until February of 1946. “Sal” was often given to recounting his adventures during his service time and was most proud of his participation and in the many army buddies he maintained for years. After being discharged from the service, he attended Bentley College of Accounting, graduation in 1950. For many years, he worked for the U.S. Navy as an accountant in Boston’s North End. Later, he would enjoy another career with Banking, serving at the former Shawmut Bank & Fleet Banks. He was a long-time member of the American Legion Post #61 of Revere & a proud & active member of the Rossetti Seniors, regularly attending. Sal and his family are most grateful to the entire staff at the Rossetti Seniors, for their kind and sincere attention & affection, they bestowed upon him & his family.

Sal lost his beloved & beautiful wife of 73 years, Eleanor (Reppucci) Santoro on March 5, 2012. He is the devoted father of Roberta J. Tortorici & her husband, Mario of Peabody, Janet M. DiPaolo of Revere & Richard M. Santoro & his wife, Phyllis of Novato, Cailf. He is the cherished grandfather to Susan E. Marconi & her husband, James Of Lynn, Stephanie A. Emmons of Woburn, Stacey M. DePaolo of Revere & Laura L. Tortorici of Lynn. He also lovingly survived by his great-grandchildren; James, Nicholas & Samantha. He was the dear brother to the late John T. Santoro, Vincenza Procopio & Jennie Santoro. Many nephews, nieces, grand-nieces & grand-nephews also survive him. Interment will be held privately.


Visiting Hours

Tuesday, June 27th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Tuesday, June 27th at 12:15 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the New England Center and Home for Veterans, P.O. Box 845257, Boston, MA 02284-5257 or to St. Jude Children’s’ Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959

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  1. Stephen Fielding
    Jun 26 2017

    God Bless Sal! All of us at the Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center, especially the staff, loved Sal, his spirit, attitude, and genuineness. We all feel fortunate to have spent so much time with Sal. One of our greatest moments was celebrating Sal’s 100th birthday several years ago and each one since then, including his 103rd this past February 4th. Condolences to the entire family. Thank you for sharing this special man with us.

    Steve Fielding & Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center staff

  2. MORRIS MORRIS
    Jun 25 2017

    I KNEW SAL FOR MANY YEARS AND ALWAYS PLAYED HIS FAVORITE SONG ALTE KAMERAD ( OLD COMRADES).HE HAD A GREAT SENSE OF HUMOR AND WOULD ALWAYS SMILE, SAL WE ARE GOING TO MISS YOU AT OUR SENIOR CENTER, MAY YOU REST IN PEACE AND GOD TAKE CARE OF YOU.FROM YOUR WW2 BUDDY.
    MORRIS MORRIS.

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