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Anna J. Santini

February 19, 1922 — December 13, 2021

WINCHENDON – Anna J. (Diotalevi) Santini, 99, of Winchendon, died peacefully Monday morning, December 13, 2021 in Gardner Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Gardner with her family at her side.

She was born in Winchendon on February 19, 1922, daughter of the late Adolph and Inis (Tameli) Diotalevi and was a lifelong resident of Winchendon.

Anna worked many years ago at the former Heywood Wakefield Furniture Company and at the former Travelers Restaurant. She was a communicant of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, where she helped at many church bazaars and was a former CCD helper.  A member of the Winchendon Golden Agers, she was a former cub scout den mother.  Anna enjoyed swimming, cooking and ceramics.

Her husband of 58 years, Augusto J. “Gus” Santini, died in 2002.  She leaves four children, William J. Santini of Winchendon, Carol A. Whitney and husband Carl of Pepperell, Laura M. Lawrence and husband Michael of Templeton and Mary Ann Biear and husband Mark of Oakton, VA and four grandchildren, Shannon Charland, Maxwell Biear, Harrison Biear and Jack Biear.

A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 10 A.M. in Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 52 Spruce Street, Winchendon.  The public is invited.  For those, who do not attend, the mass will be streamed and may be viewed on the funeral home Facebook Page.

There are no calling hours.

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery following the mass.  Following committal services, a reception will be held at the Glen Caffe, Glenallen Street, Winchendon.

Memorial donations may be made to Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 52 Spruce Street, Winchendon, MA 01475.

Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon is directing arrangements.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, December 18, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church

52 Spruce St, Winchendon, MA 01475

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