Mary Rita Santandrea passed away peacefully at Wildwood Care Centre, St. Marys, on June 22, 2017 at the age of 88.
Predeceased by her husband John “Jack” (2003). Loving mother of Susan Santandrea, St. Marys; Linda McCarthy, Mississauga; Louis Santandrea, St. Marys; Dave Santandrea, Stratford; Theresa Cull and Andrew, Oakville and Joyce Johnson and Jeff, Stratford. Dearly loved grandmother of James (British Columbia) Katy (James), Sam, Ashley Dann (Steve), Caley Orbegoso (Jaime), Holly, Max, Eli, Joseph, Evan (British Columbia), Jenna (Blake), Cole (Krista), Caitlyn and great-grandmother of Maribelle and Annabelle. Also survived by her sisters Laura Cimadamore (Albert), Gloria Perticarini, and Louisa Cucco (sister-in-law) of Vaughan and many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her parents Joseph Perticarini and Teresa Del Rosso, brother Francesco and a brother in infancy.
Visitation at the Andrew L. Hodges Funeral Home, 47 Wellington St. South, St. Marys (519-284-2820) on Sunday, June 25, from 2 – 5 p.m. with parish prayers at 7 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial at HOLY NAME OF MARY PARISH, Northeast corner of Peel St. N. and Widder St. E., St. Marys, on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 11 a.m. with Fr. Philip Joseph. Interment in St. Marys Cemetery. Reception to follow at Holy Name of Mary Parish Hall.
Memorial donations may be made to Holy Name of Mary Parish, Alzheimer’s Society or the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation.