John C. Santanello died Thursday June 15, 2017 at his home in East Haven, surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Doreen Kelly Santanello.
John was born in New Haven April 28, 1948, son of the late Charles Santanello and Anne Agro. He was a dispatcher for the Greater New Haven Transit District for many years prior to retiring. John was an avid gun enthusiast and was an honorary member of the RKFFMC.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, John C. Santanello, Jr. of New Haven, Cheri Foster, Scott Bouve and Ralph Chiaramonte of East Haven; his grandchildren, Brittney, Kelsey and Ronnie Foster and Trevor, Tara, Luke and Brooke Santanello. He was predeceased by his son Charles Santanello.
Relatives and friends may call Monday evening from 4:00 – 7:00, with a prayer service at 6:30, at the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main Street, Branford.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Compassus Hospice, 109 Boston Post Road, Orange, CT 06477.