James F. Santaniello

May 23, 1956 ~ February 28, 2022 (age 65)


James F. Santaniello, age 65 of Bristol, loving husband of Nancy (Hernandez) Santaniello, entered into eternal rest on Monday, February 28, 2022.

James was born May 23, 1956 in Bristol, CT., the beloved son of the late James Santaniello & Lucille (Churchill) Santaniello.  He attended and graduated from local schools in Bristol.

James was a loving and dedicated husband, father, brother, and friend.  He worked for many years as a transit manager with Tollman Spring Company, Inc., overseeing their transportation operations.  James loved anything and everything sports related.  He was an avid New York Yankees & Green Bay Packers fan.  James enjoyed golfing, bowling, gardening, and spending time with his family. He will be missed by all who had the honor of knowing him.

In addition to his parents, James was predeceased by his: two daughters, Nicole Santaniello and Kelly Santaniello, and sister Cheryl.

Along with his wife, James is survived by his: three granddaughters, Taylor, Shelby, and Grace; four step-children, Nelson, Carlos, Maria, and Nancy; sister, Lynn; several nieces and nephews; and a host of extended family and friends who will cherish his memory.

A Celebration of Life Honoring James will be announced at a later time.  Interment will be held privately and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to Luddy-Peterson Funeral Home, 205 S. Main St. New Britain, CT. 06051.  Share a condolence or a special memory of James at

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