A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday for Christopher F. Santell of 251 W. Marley Road, Greene Township (Jamestown). He passed away unexpectedly at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday (10-1-13) in UPMC Horizon, Greenville, after a brief battle with cancer. He was 30.
Mr. Santell was born June 20, 1983, in Youngstown to Benedict P. and Joyce L. Ginson Santell.
He was a 2002 graduate of Jamestown High School, where he participated in many school plays. Christopher had attended Youngstown State University and was currently enrolled in online classes at Bellevue University, where he was scheduled to graduate in May 2014 with a degree in human resources.
He was employed for the past five years at Home Depot in Hermitage and previously worked at Dick’s Sporting Goods, Niles, Ohio.
Christopher was a member of St. Margaret’s Church, Jamestown.
He enjoyed eating out and going to the movies with his friends. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan.
Surviving are his parents, Jamestown; and a brother, David P. Santell, stationed in Germany with the Air Force.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Leslie and Maxine Ginson; and his paternal grandparents, John and Helen Santell.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael’s Church, 85 N. High St., Greenville, PA 16125; or American Cancer Society, 2308 Wilmington Road, New Castle, PA 16105.
Christopher F., 30, of 251 W. Marley Road, Greene Township.
Calling hours: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today (10-4-13) in LOUTZENHISER-JORDAN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES Inc., 366-68 S. Main St., Greenville. Visitors may sign an online guestbook and view a video tribute at www.loutzenhiser-jordanfuneralhome.com
Service: Mass of Christian burial at 10:30 a.m. Saturday (10-5-13) in St. Michael’s Church, Greenville, with the Rev. V. David Foradori, pastor, as celebrant.
Interment: With committal in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Greenville.