Charles J. Santi, age 89, of Tonawanda, died Monday, March 12, 2018 at Northgate Health Care Facility. Born June 21, 1928 in Blairsville, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Joseph and Christine (nee Kovacik) Santi and served in the Army National Guard from 1945 to 1958, achieving the rank of Master Sergeant. Mr. Santi was a resident of Tonawanda for almost 60 years and had been employed at Spaulding Fibre in Tonawanda until retiring in 1993.
He was the husband of the late Barbara (nee Martin) Santi, who died March 1, 2010; father of Charles (Debra) Santi of Horseheads, Amy (Wilfred) Bull of North Tonawanda, and John A. Santi of Tonawanda; step-father of Kathleen (William) Craig of Wilmington, North Carolina, Kerry (Christopher) Martin of Raleigh, North Carolina, Kris (Kevin) Roetzer of Tonawanda, and James (Katie) Weibel of Amherst; grandfather of Sabrina (Douglas) Redman of North Tonawanda, Jaime Harris of North Tonawanda, and Nicholas Bull of Columbus, Ohio; and brother of Rosemary (Thomas) Connelly of Newport News, Virginia, and the late Elizabeth Kritzer, Peggy Irwin and Pauline Lail. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 2-4 & 6-8 PM on Thursday only at the HAMP FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 37 Adam Street at Seymour, Tonawanda. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM Friday at St. Francis Chapel, 71 Adam Street, Tonawanda; the Rev. Michael Uebler officiating. Friends invited. Inurnment will be cared for privately in St. Francis Chapel Columbarium. If desired, memorials to St. Francis of Assisi Church, 73 Adam Street, Tonawanda, NY 14150, are preferred by the family.