FISHKILL, N.Y. -- Alessandro Santoro, a longtime Fishkill resident, previously of Tuckahoe, died Tuesday, Jan. 26. He was 71.
Born in Italy, Santoro was the owner and operator of Tuckahoe Florist, Crystal Home Cleaners and ACS Painting. He was a parishioner of St. Columba Church in Hopewell Junction and a member of the Italian American Club.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Carolyn DeCintio; his sons, Alexander Santoro of Tuckahoe and William Santoro of Fort Myers, Floria; his grandchildren, Philip Jr., Alexander, Summer Brook, Nicholas and Felisha; his siblings, Carmine Santoro and John Santoro; and many brothers- and sisters-in-laws, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Santoro was predeceased by his son, Philip Santoro Sr.; his parents, Guiseppe and Miracolina (Della Penna) Santoro; and his brother, Steve Santoro.
Visiting hours were scheduled from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, at the McHoul Funeral Home, 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction. A Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at St. Columba Church, 835 Route 82, Hopewell Junction. Interment will follow at St. Denis Cemetery.
Memorial donations can be made to the family to assist them during this difficult time.
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