In loving memory of
Gloria (Dunbar) Santaniello
October 31, 1938 – June 12, 2017
Santaniello, Gloria (Dunbar) – in Ft. Myers Florida, formerly of East Boston, passed away unexpectedly on Monday June 12, 2017.
Beloved wife of the late Joseph P. Santaniello.
Devoted mother of Linda Prochilo and husband Dominic “Butchie”, Victor P. and wife Dora, and the late Joseph P. Santaniello Jr.
Dear sister of Edward Dunbar, Patricia Viola, Pauline Sabella, and the late Gladys, June, Jewell and Murlene.
Adored great grandmother of Lori, Lisa, Anthony, Erica, Dante and Ella.
Cherished great grandmother of Anthony, Tyler, Joseph and Dylan.
Also survived by her loving nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor Gloria’s life by gathering on Saturday June 17 in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, (Orient Heights) East Boston from 9:00am to 10:30am, before leaving in procession to Sacred Heart Church, 45 Brooks Street in East Boston for a funeral mass in celebration of Gloria’s life at 11:00am.
Gloria was born on October 31, 1931 to the late Myron and Thelma (Bushey) Dunbar. Gloria lived in East Boston before moving to Florida several years ago. Gloria passed away unexpectedly on Monday afternoon at eighty five years of age.
In honoring Gloria, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Alzheimers Association, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown MA 02472.
The funeral home is handicapped accessible, and a children’s lounge is available. Courtesy valet parking at the front entrance of funeral home. Ample off street parking with attendant in our several off street parking lots.
Committal services will be private.
An online Guest Book for Gloria appears here;
You can only have one mother
When other friends forsake you,
As we look upon her picture,
Sweet Jesus, take this message,