Antonietta Sassano

Obituary of Antonietta Sassano

Passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at the Welland Hospital at the age of 85.

Loving wife of the late Pasquale. Dear mother of Lena (Robert Mullin) Sassano-MacLellan  and Dan Sassano, and cherished grandmother of Keri, Allan, Laura, Felisha (Hunter) and Patrick. 


She will be missed by her sister Chiarina Seville (Franco), sisters in law Lucia (the late Guiseppe) Santoro, Antonietta (the late Nicole) Santoro, Rosina (the late Tony) Sceppacerqua and Sister Angela Sassano, and brother in law Nunzio (the late Billie) Sassano.

Also survived by her many nieces and nephews and several family members in Italy. 

Predeceased by her parents Michele and Nunziatta Santoro, sister Concetta Burattini and by her brothers Nicole and Giuseppe.


Antonietta’s family will receive friends at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 179 Clarence Street, Port Colborne on Monday, December 11, 2017 from 2 – 4 p.m. & 6-8 p.m. Vigil prayers will be held at the funeral home Monday afternoon at 3 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John Bosco Roman Catholic Church, 375 Main Street with Father Peter Walton as celebrant. Rite of Committal with Entombment will follow at Pleasantview Memorial Gardens, Fonthill. If so desired, donation may be made to Port Cares.