Francesco Santillo, 85, of Pottstown, husband of the late Carmella A. (DeMonaco) Santillo, passed away on Thursday, January 12th at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center.
Born in Petrulo, Italy, he was the son of the late Simone and Angela Maria (Bonacci) Santillo.
Francesco was a member of ST. Columbkill RC Church in Boyertown, a handy do-it-yourselfer and also enjoyed wine making and gardening.
Surviving is his son Frank S. Santillo, husband of Kathleen, of Spring City; daughter in law Maria Santillo of Gilbertsville; brothers Antonio and Domenico; his sister Teresa; grandchildren Michael, Christina, Christopher, and Stephanie; and great grandson Mason. Along with his wife and parents, he is predeceased by his son Thomas A. Santillo
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, 10:30AM at ST. Columbkill RC Church, 200 Indian Spring Road, Boyertown, with Fr. Martin Kern officiating. Burial will follow in ST. Aloysius New Cemetery, Pottstown. Visitation will be Tuesday from 7:00PM to 9:00PM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 1020 E. Phila. Ave., Gilbertsville and on Wednesday from 9:30AM to 10:15AM at the church.