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José Rafael Santini, Sr.

Obituary for José Rafael Santini, Sr.

August 13, 2017
West Haven, Connecticut

Loving son, husband, grandfather and brother


José Rafael Santini, Sr., 70 of New Haven died peacefully on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Yale-New Haven Hospital with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of thirty eight years to Luz Peréz Santini. José was born in Coamo, Puerto Rico on July 27, 1970, a son of Carmen Espada Santini if New Haven and the late Carlos Santini, and had resided in New Haven for thirteen years before moving to West Haven fifteen years ago. He was a roofer for many years for several area roofing companies, retiring seventeen years ago. In addition to his wife, José is survived by three daughters, Zoraida Vargas and her husband Miguel Vargas, Jackeline Santini, and Poly Santini and her husband Neftali Gomez, two sons, José Rafael Santini, Jr., and Nelson Rafael Santini, all of New Haven, three sisters, Aurelia Santini and her husband Luís Lopez of Coamo, and Maria de los Angeles Santini and Carmen Santini, and her husband Javier Ortiz of New Haven, three brothers, José Manuel Santini and his wife Gladys Santini and José Alberto Santini, and his wife Carmen Santini of Coamo, and nine grandchildren. He was predeceased by one brother, Francisco Sanitini.
José's family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven with funeral services to be conducted during the calling hours. Burial will be private.



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