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Bernard J. Santoro

January 31, 1932 — September 10, 2014

Bernard J. Santoro, 82, passed away peacefully at his home in Jaffrey, NH on September 10, 2014 with his family by his side.

‘Bernie’ was born in Worcester, MA on January 31, 1932, son of the late Bernardo and Mary (Biceglia) Santoro. He was raised and received his education in Worcester and later served his country honorably with the U.S. Army in Korea and Okinawa.

Bernie had worked as a calibration technician at Data General/EMC2 in Southborough, MA until retiring in 1987. He enjoyed ocean kayaking, biking and working in his yard and tractor. Bernie had married Shirley (Carlson) in 1958 and they had lived in Holden, MA before moving to Jaffrey. Bernie and Shirley also enjoyed spending time at their home in Spruce Head, ME.

Bernie is survived by his wife of 56 years, Shirley Santoro of Jaffrey; his two daughters, Linda Santoro of Rindge, and Joann Bartlett and her husband James of Rutland, MA; his son David and his wife Margo Santoro of Stoddard; his granddaughter Reagan and grandson Brian, both of Rutland, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A Graveside Service will be conducted on Saturday at 1:00 PM at the family lot in Cutter Cemetery Extension on Harkness Road in Jaffrey. Rev Wilfred H Deschamps, Pastor of Saint Patrick Parish in Jaffrey will officiate.

Family and friends are warmly invited to attend calling hours on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the Cournoyer Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 33 River Street, (Rte. 202) Jaffrey from 11:00AM until the time of the Graveside Service.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested that Memorial Contributions be made in Bernie’s name to the Monadnock Kitty Rescue & Adoption, PO Box 468, Jaffrey, NH 03452

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, September 13, 2014

11:00am - 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Cournoyer Funeral Home & Cremation Center

33 River Street, Jaffrey, NH 03452-0486

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Graveside Service

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Starts at 1:00pm (Eastern time)

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