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Sarah M. (Santore) Fratturelli

July 30, 1918 ~ January 11, 2019 (age 100)
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LEOMINSTER --- Sarah M. (Santore) Fratturelli, 100 years old of Leominster, died Friday, January 11th at home.

Sarah was born July 30, 1918 in Rensselaer, New York, a daughter of John and Gertrude Santore and came to Leominster many years ago. She leaves her daughter, Kathleen Stallings and her husband Stephen of West Harwich; 6 grandchildren, Tricia, Leah, Matthew, Stephanie, Michael and Benjamin; 13 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild, many nephews and nieces.

Sarah was predeceased by her husband of 44 years, Cesino Fratturelli in 1985, son Donald J. Fratturelli in 1999, daughter-in-law Marilyn Fratturelli in 2012, brother Gus and 6 sisters, Nancy, Palma, Nellie, Mary, Celeste and Blanche.

Sarah was a lifelong member of St. Anna’s Parish in Leominster, and worked for many years at Tucker Houseware, where she retired. She was passionate and supportive of her community and was often seen walking throughout Leominster with a genuine smile on her face. She was an avid sports fan who rarely missed a Red Sox or Patriots game. She enjoyed cooking and was known for her homemade cuisine and recipes. Most importantly she cherished spending time with her loving family and friends whether on “the Terrace”, Cape Cod, or in her LaPierre Building.

Sarah’s funeral will be held on Wednesday, January 16th, from the Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral Home, 106 West Street Leominster, with a funeral mass at 11am in St. Anna Parish, 194 Lancaster Street, Leominster. Burial will follow in St. Leo’s Cemetery. Calling hours in the funeral home are Tuesday, January 15th from 5 - 7 pm. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the St. Anna Parish Building Fund, 199 Lancaster Street, Leominster MA.01453.

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