Fantasia, Salvatore "Sonny," of Salem New Hampshire, formerly East Boston, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 18th.
Cherished son of the late Ralph and Florence (Luongo) Fantasia.
Beloved husband of Geraldine (Maggio) Fantasia.
Devoted father of Theresa Tahtamoni of Salem, New Hampshire, Angela Fantasia of Revere, Diana D'Urbano of Winthrop and late husband Anthony, Richard Fantasia and wife Joann of Florida, and Angelo Fantasia and wife Noreen of Salem, New Hampshire.
Dear brother of the late Richard Fantasia.
Loving grandfather of Christopher, Marc, Eric, Antuan, Christina, Diana, Sophia, Joshua, Richard, Fallon Rose, Jacob, and Lucas.
Cherished great-grandfather of Logan Ryan, Guliana, Mario, Gabriella, Anthony, and Nicholas.
Family and friends will honor Sonny's life by gathering in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, East Boston (Orient Heights), on Friday, February 22nd from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. and again on Saturday morning at 8:30 A.M. before leaving in procession to Saint John the Evangelist church, Winthrop Street, Winthrop MA, for a funeral mass at 10:00 A.M. Services will conclude with Sonny being laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
Sonny was an Air Force Veteran, who served in the Korean Conflict. Sonny served as an employee for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority for thirty-three years. He enjoyed youth sports and spent many years organizing and coaching in any way he could.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Salvatore's name to Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.