Santo J. Caruana, 70 of Auburn , passed away Tuesday morning, November 2,2021 at The Commons on Saint Anthony.
He was a lifelong resident of Auburn, the son of the late Luigi and Angelina ( Lopresti) Caruana. Santo was a communicant of St. Mary's Church and former graduate of Central High School. Santo was employed for more than 33 years by the former McQuay International in Auburn. Santo was an avid sports fan and loved following the New York Yankees and New York Giants sports teams. He also enjoyed his daily coffee gatherings with his friends at Dunkin , collecting baseball cards and taking an occasional trip to one of our local casino's. Above everything, Santo cherished the times spent with his family and especially loved becoming a grandfather. He will be sadly missed by all of his family and friends.
He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Antonietta ( Campanella) Caruana of Auburn, son Luigi and his wife Christina Caruana of Liverpool, two grandchildren Giovanni and Ariana, a brother Joseph (Irene) Caruana of Syracuse, sister-in-law Luisa and Frank Giacona of Port Byron as well as several nieces,nephews,cousins and other relatives and friends both near and far.
Santo's Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated this Friday at 10:30 am in St. Mary's Church.Entombment will be in St. Joseph's Mausoleum. Calling hours are Thursday from 4-7 pm in the Pettigrass Funeral Home, 196 Genesee St.,Auburn.
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