Santy D. Sacco

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Sacco, Santy D.



Santy D. Sacco, age 89, beloved father, husband, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend died on September 4, 2017 in Albuq.

He was born on December 17, 1927 in Masontown, WV to Frank and Dora Sacco. After graduating high school he served in the US NAVY. Santy went on to obtain his bachelors degree at the University of Albuquerque. While attending school he met his future wife Helen and adopted son William. After marriage Santy and Helen had a second son Paul. Santy had a distinguished career with the Veterans Administration for over two decades. After retirement he went on to enjoy other interests including working for the Albuquerque Journal and City of Albuquerque.

Santy is survived by his wife Helen Sacco; sons William Sacco and Paul Sacco; sister Anna Zavala; grandchildren Jason Sacco, Brianna Caudill, and Audrey New; great- grandchildren Cody Sacco, Cross Sacco, Raven Sacco, Alyza Dodson, and Alijah Dodson; many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements will be held at Riverside Funeral Home Chapel.on Wednesday September 13, 2017, 10am. Burial will take place at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 2:15pm. A reception will take place at the Sacco residence in Albuquerque NM at 5pm.

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Riverside Funeral Home
225 SAN MATEO BLVD NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
(505) 764-9663
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Sept. 10, 2017