Anthony “Babe” Santaguida

Babe passed away peacefully Friday, May 15, 2020 surrounded by his family at his son’s home in Florida. He grew up in the Larimer district of Pittsburgh but spent most of his life living in Highland Park and O’Hara Twp.

He was married to his beloved wife, Marianne (D’Onofrio) Santaguida for 52 years before her passing in 2014. He is survived by his sons; Anthony (Jean) and Thomas (Leslie) Santaguida; grandfather of Jessica (LaDon) Hall; great-grandfather of Maria and Lena Hall; brother of Joseph Santoquido and the late Sara Paravati and Nancy Downs.

Babe was a veteran of the US Army and discharged in 1958. He then went on to join the Cement Mason’s Local 526 where he worked as a cement finisher until retiring in 1996 and remained a member of the union group totaling 60 years.

Friends received in William F. Gross Funeral Home 11735 Frankstown Rd. (at Rodi Rd.), Penn Hills Friday, May 22, 2020, from 3-8 p.m. A blessing service will be held Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 10 a.m. with burial to follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery. We will be following COVID-19 State guidelines for distancing with no more than 25 people.