Simone "Sam" J. Santoro


Simone “Sam” J. Santoro, age 76, of Easton, PA passed away on Friday, October 4, 2019 at home.  Born in Brooklyn, NY, he resided in Cliffside Park and Paramus, NJ before moving to Pennsylvania 16 years ago.  He was a former member of the Men’s Club of Cliffside Park.  A food critic at heart, Sam was never idle. 

Prior to retiring, he was a sales associate with Sun Chemical.  Previously, he worked in the printing industry as a print room foreman for many years.

Loving and devoted father of Nanette Marra and husband Donald, Joseph Santoro and Christopher Santoro and wife Christina.  Cherished grandfather of Samantha and Joseph Marra and Jessica, Gianna, Joseph and Jake Santoro.  Dear brother of Cathy Jo DeCandia He is also survived by his beloved feline fur baby, Cleo and canine fur baby Romeo.

The family will receive relatives and friends Monday, October 7, 2019, 3-9 pm at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ.  A funeral service is planned for Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 10 am at the funeral home.  Entombment will follow at Garden of Memories in Washington Township, NJ.  Flowers or donations to the Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, 2 Shelter Lane, Oakland, NJ 07436 would be appreciated.

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Chris, I am so very sorry for your loss. My condolences to you and your family.
Tracey Ritt
Sam, we had a lot of good times together. I will miss you my friend. Thanks for all your help throughout the years may you rest in peace.
Thomas Aromando
Goodbye old friend, may ye rest in peace. You will be sorely missed and condolences to your family from the Dickson Clan.
Franklin S Dickson
Sammy I’ll miss you my friend I’ll always be grateful for your advice when I was troubled Your honestly when giving me that advice You’re sense of humor and your taste and appreciation for good wine REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND
Frederick J Akshar Sr
So sorry to hear of your passing may you RIP
Brian Schurott
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