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Lucy R. Santolin, 85

LEE, Mass. — Lucy Rose Santolin, 85, died Saturday evening, Sept. 8, 2018, at her home surrounded by her three daughters.

She was born in Pittsfield on June 23, 1933, the daughter of Donato and Giuseppina Cerulli Maffuccio. She attended Pittsfield Schools and was a 1951 graduate of Pittsfield High School. On October 9, 1954, she married Mario “Juggy” Santolin. He died on November 13, 2002.

Lucy worked for Frank Consolati Insurance Company from the late 1970s until 2001. She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church in Lee, loved playing cards with her friends and most of all was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Mrs. Santolin is survived by three daughters, Linda Way and her husband, Earl, of Wilbraham, Mass., Karen Keenan and her husband, Michael, of Lee and Donna Colbert and her fiancé, Jim, of Lee; two brothers, Carmen Maffuccio and his wife, Marilyn, of Pittsfield and Larry Maffuccio of Lee; one sister, Virginia Maffuccio of Pittsfield; five grandchildren, Joseph Altiere and his wife, Kristen, of Simsbury, Conn., Barrett Way of Boston, Alissa Way of Springfield, Evan Colbert of Lee and Allie Colbert of Lee; one great-grandson, Keenan Altiere of Simsbury, Conn.; two sisters-in-law, Lucy Boldyga and Joan Potter, both of Lee; several nieces and nephews; and her dear friend, Mary Martino of Lee. 

She is predeceased by two brothers, Frank and Ralph Maffuccio; and one sister, Mary Palma.

Funeral notice: A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Lee. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. 

Visiting hours will be on Tuesday evening, September 11, 2018, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Kelly Funeral Home in Lee. Friends wishing may make donations in her memory to Hospice Care in the Berkshires or Alzheimer’s Association in care of the Kelly Funeral Home, 3 Main Street, Lee, MA 01238. 

Lucy’s family would like to thank her wonderful care givers from Hospice Care and Mountain View Home Care.

Obituary Provided By: Kelly Funeral Home

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