Anthony Santini

| 26 May 2015 | 04:56

    Anthony F. Santini of Milford died on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at his home with his family by his side. He was 76.

    Son of the late Dominick and Amelia Dinora Santini, he was born Oct. 3, 1938, in Paterson, N.J.

    He proudly served the country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

    He was a member of the Elks Lodge in Port Jervis and the American Legion in Milford. He belonged to the Tall Oaks Hunting Club in Pennsylvania and was a former member of the Port Jervis Country Club in Port Jervis. A family statement read: “Tony was a loving husband, brother, uncle and friend who enjoyed making people laugh. He was a great musician who loved Jazz and playing the saxophone. He was a New York Giants fan. Tony was an avid golfer who enjoyed playing golf with his wife and friends.”

    Surviving include his wife of 28 years, Patricia Santini of Milford, brother, Dominick “Tar” Santini and his wife, Flo, of Port Jervis; sister, Virginia Gallo and her husband, Hank, of West Paterson, N.J.; and many nieces, nephews, brothers- and sisters-in-law.

    He was predeceased by his brother Matt and his wife, Angie Santini; sisters, Mary Micieli, Julia DeBlock and her husbandm Ed, Barbara Benedetti and her husband, Emil, Rose Plowman and her husband, Russ, and Viola D’Andrea and her husband, Dominic.

    Visitation was held at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home in Port Jervis on May 18. Funeral services were held May 19 with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, 111 East High St., Milford, with the Rev. Greg Kelly officiating.

    Cremation was at MacLennan Hall Crematorium, Milford.

    Memorial contributions may be made to Karen Ann Quinlan Center of Hope Hospice, 99 Sparta Ave., Newton, N.J. 07860 or to the HHT Foundation, P.O. Box 329, Monkton, MD 21111 (