Vernon C. Santora, 93
Vernon C. Santora, 93, of Allegan died Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at his home. Mr. Santora was born Dec. 9, 1921, in Holland the son of Dominic Frank and Cornelia (VanDyke) Santora.
Vernon was a veteran of the U.S. Army and had worked for Textron in Holland for more than 23 years. On Oct. 23, 1942, Vernon married Mildred Gelock who passed away in 1989.
Surviving are his four children, Adrianne and Nolan Baine, Anthony and Joyce Santora, Vern and Dana Santora and Mark Santora; seven grandchildren, Angela and Jim Scudder, Christopher Blacklock, Tiffany, Tasha, Jason, Jessica Santora and Laura and Bryan VanderVeen; and many great-grandchildren.
Friends may meet with the family on Saturday, April 18, from 11 a.m. until service time at noon at Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel, www.gordenfuneral.com. Pastor Marc deWaard from Haven Reformed Church in Hamilton will officiate. Interment will be at Poplar Hill Cemetery, Monterey Township.
Memorials may be made to the Ronald McDonald House, 1600 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48104.