Ettore J. “Eddie” Santurri, 85 years old, of Greenwood Nursing Center, has passed away quietly. He served during the Korean War as a United States veteran in the Department of the Navy from 1952-1955 in Cuba and Africa, among other locations. He was the son of the late Romeo Santurri and Maria (Gatta) Santurri.
He leaves behind his wife, Pauline G. (Ancona) Santurri of 64 years, the love of his life, five cherished children, and 11 grandchildren. They are: Lori and Chris Lake of Cranston, Robert and Lisa Santurri of Whitinsville, Mass., Paul Santurri of Hope, David and Diane Santurri of Cranston and John and Michelle Santurri of Cranston. He also cherished 11 grandchildren: Tiana Santurri, Scott Santurri, Zachary Lake, Thomas Santurri, Matthew Santurri, Jason Lake, Lauren Santurri, Jessica Santurri, Michael Santurri, Nicholas Santurri and Mia Santurri, all of whom put the twinkle in his eye. He was the brother of Anthony Santurri Sr. and the late Romeo Santurri.
Ettore “Eddie” was a long-term parishioner of St. Bartholomew’s Church and more recently St. Mark’s Church in Cranston. He lived by the moral, treat others the way you’d want them to treat you. Family was everything to him.
His funeral is Friday, November 22 at 8:45 a.m. from Woodlawn Funeral Home, 600 Pontiac Ave., Cranston, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Mark’s Church, Cranston. Burial with military honors will follow in St. Ann’s Cemetery. Calling hours are Thursday, Nov. 21 from 4-7 p.m. Please share memories at www.WoodlawnGattone.com.