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Michael A Santorelli

October 28, 1927 ~ November 21, 2021 (age 94)

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Michael A Santorelli passed away Sunday November 21, 2021 at home with his family by his side. He was born in Newark and resided in North Arlington before moving to Colonia in 1959.

Michael proudly served our country in the United States Army. He was a machine operator then a foreman before becoming a draftsman in the engineering department at RCA in Harrison then he was transferred to RCA in Somerville where he was a supervisor in Customer Service. He worked a total of 36 years for RCA retiring in 1987.

He enjoyed playing tennis, golfing and loved to fish. Michael also traveled the United States, Europe and Brazil.

He was predeceased by his parents Charles and Clara Santorelli, his brother Frank Santorelli and his sister Susie Festa, his grandson Michael Messinger, and his son-in-law Mark Messinger. Surviving is his wife of 64 years Marie Santorelli, his children Mark Santorelli, Michelle Messinger and Melissa Tortoriello, 6 grandchildren Matthew, Christopher, Ronald, Gino, Madelyn and Grace also a great granddaughter Zoey. He is also survived by his sister Antoinette LoCurcio.

Funeral Mass 10:45am Tuesday November 30, 2021 at St John Vianney Church. Inurnment to follow at St Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia.

In lieu of flowers family request donations in his loving memory to: St Judes Childrens Research Hospital. 

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Funeral Mass
November 30, 2021

10:45 AM
St John Vianney Church (Colonia)

November 30, 2021

11:45 AM
St Gertrude Cemetery (Colonia)


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-822-6344

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