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Margaret Santagata

March 19, 1926 — March 11, 2023

Southington

Margaret Santagata

Margaret (Milo) Santagata, 96, of Southington, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, March 11, 2023, surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of the late John Santagata.

Margaret was born on March 19, 1926 in Southington to the late Antonio and Caroline (Esposito) Milo and had been a lifelong Southington resident. 

In her younger years, Margaret worked at GE in Plainville before staying home to raise her daughter. After her husband John passed, she went back to work at DePaolo Middle School and enjoyed this position well into her 80s. Margaret always stayed active. She enjoyed shopping with her daughter, especially their trips to New York City, going to church, cooking, reading, traveling, bowling, trips to the casino and playing cards every Sunday with her friends. She also enjoyed her daily walks and was an avid New York Yankees fan. 

 Margaret is survived by her daughter, Kimmarie Simons and her grandson, Brian Simons, both of Southington, her sister-in-law, Lucille Mastrianni and her husband Richard of FL, her brother- in-law, Edward Kiely and many nieces, nephews, great nieces, nephews and friends. In addition to her husband John, she was predeceased by 5 brothers James, Michael, Johnny, Louis and Frank Milo and 4 sisters; Carmela Cari, Mary Grimsley, Helen Ruffino and Josephine “Anna” Roper, along with 4 sisters-in-law, Anna Sirerol, Carol Kiely, Vivian Bleau, Janice Santagata and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, James and Victoria (Ferrucci) Santo.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Margaret’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s/Dementia Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601 (https://act.alz.org/).

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 20, 2023 at the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St., Plantsville. Burial will follow in St. Thomas Cemetery, Southington. Calling hours will be held before the service from 10-11:00 a.m. at the Plantsville Funeral Home. For online condolences and directions, please visit www.plantsvillefuneralhome.com 
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