Federico Santucci, 80, of New Britain, CT. died Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Hospital of Central CT @ New Britain General. Federico was born in Cucciano, Province of Benevento, Italy and as was the son of the late Tommaso and Maria Rosaria (Apruzzese) Santucci. He worked as a finish leader for Emhart Inc. from the time he came from Italy in 1960 to his retirement in 2000. Federico was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He loved to make his own wine, grow his large garden and make his Italian tomato sauce. Federico also was a great cook. He was a devoted member of St. Ann Church. All that knew him, will remember how he never forgot his Italian roots and was the “Head” of the household. Federico will be deeply missed, but his memory will always live on in our hearts.
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Federico is survived by his son Tommaso Santucci of Plainville, CT and his daughter Maria Saverino and her husband Giuseppe of New Britain, CT, his sister Carolina Santucci in Italy and his two grandchildren, Carina and Vincenzo as well as several nieces and nephews. Federico was predeceased by his wife Norina (Apruzzese) Santucci, his two sisters Lucia Barletta and Maria De Nigro and his brother Franceso Santucci.
Funeral rites for Federico will be held Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. with the procession departing at 9 a.m. from the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home, 764 Farmington Ave., New Britain, CT. followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Joachim Parish Church of Saint Ann Church, 101 North St., New Britain, CT. Entombment will be in St. Mary’s Chapel Mausoleum, St. Mary Cemetery, 1141 Stanley St., New Britain, CT. Relatives and friends may call at the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Directions to funeral home – I-84 east or west, exit 37 (Fienemann Rd) right off exit – one mile down on right. To extend condolences to the Santucci family or to share a memory of Federico, please visit SHAKERFUNERALHOME.COM