EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

October 23, 2012

Anthony S. Santagati, 97

Beaufort, S.C. — Anthony S. Santagati, 97, of Beaufort, S.C. , formerly of Lawrence and Methuen died peacefully Saturday October 13, 2012 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital. Anthony was born in Lawrence was the son of the late Santo & Antonina (Savoca) Santagati, and the beloved husband of the late Viola (Nicolo) Santagati. He was educated in Lawrence schools and graduated from Lawrence High School. He trained as a barber and later graduated from M. Fazio School of Hairdressing.

Anthony worked as a barber and hairdresser for over 70 years in the Lawrence area. He and his late wife Viola operated Viola’s Scientific Beauty Shop in Lawrence, and he also operated Anthony’s Barber shop on Essex St. and later on Towerhill in Lawrence.

Anthony is survived by his son Anthony S. Santagati of Beaufort, SC, his daughter Claire Santagati Vatz and her husband Melvin of Pittsburgh, PA, a sister, Sandra Gioia of Methuen, his 6 grandchildren Anthony C. Santagati, III, Elisa Santagati-Kadel, Tiffany Santagati-Simpson, Justin Vatz, David Vatz, & Allison Vatz, and one great grandchild. Anthony was also predeceased by his brothers Charlie Santagati, Joseph Santagati, sisters, Connie Spatola, & Catherine DiGrazia. He also leaves many nieces & nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to calling hours Friday October 26th from 10:00am to 11:00am at the Cataudella Funeral Home 126 pleasant valley St. Methuen, with his Funeral Service to follow at 11:00am in the Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Bellevue Cemetery Lawrence.

Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

For online condolences or directions please visit www.cataudellafh.com