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Arthur P. Santarelli

May 17, 1941 — March 18, 2022

March 18, 2022

Arthur P. Santarelli, 80, of Old Forge formerly of Wyoming passed away Friday, March 18 at Riverside Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Taylor.

Born in Hilldale, Plains, son of the late Marino Santarelli and Catherine Fischi. He was a 1960 graduate of Plains High School. Arthur was employed as a plater by InterMetro Industries of Wilkes-Barre for 25 years.

He was preceded in death by his daughter Justine Fairclough, and several brothers and sisters.

Surviving is his beloved wife Patricia (Lyons), his children: Charlene Bigham and husband Tony of Waldorf, MD, Arthur Santarelli of Wyoming, and son-in-law, and John Fairclough of Old Forge. He will be missed by his grandchildren, Steven, Christopher, and Mia.

Funeral Service will be held Sunday, March 20 at 6:00 PM in the Metcalfe Shaver Kopcza Funeral Home, Inc., 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming with the Rev. Joel Terrognoli officiating.

Friends may call on Sunday, March 20, from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the funeral home.

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