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1000 Mentor Avenue Painesville, Ohio 44077

Willoughby Location

38001 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Mentor Location

6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060


Eugene (Gene) Santon

05/09/1930 — 05/06/2020

Eugene (Gene) Santon, age 89 of Willowick, passed away May 6th, 2020 at Kirtland Health Care surrounded by his family. He was born May 9th, 1930 in Cleveland to the late Victor and Erna Santon.

Gene was a retired tool and die maker at Guarantee Specialties in Cleveland where he had worked for 47 years. He was a U.S. Army Veteran.

Gene is the loving husband of Mona Santon (nee Ciccotti) for 65 years; beloved father of Jeanne (John) Balish, Cheryl Bastulli and Kim (Robert) Harvey; dearest grandfather of Tim, Michelle, and John Balish, Lauren and Clay Harvey; brother of the late Victor and Edward Santon.

Visitation will be held from 10-11 AM Thursday, May 28, 2020 followed by a memorial service at 11 AM at McMahon Coyne Vitantonio Funeral Home, 38001 Euclid Ave., Willoughby. The Santon family is requesting all visitors to wear a facial covering for visitation/services due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Private burial will be held at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman, OH.

Donations can be made in Gene’s name to Harmony Hospice Care, 3535 Lee Rd. 2nd Floor, Shaker Hts. OH 44120.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal Funeral and Cremation Services.

Eugene (Gene) Santon smiling for a portrait photo



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McMahon Coyne Vitantonio Funeral Home

38001 Euclid Ave., Willoughby