John J. “Sonny” Santarcangelo

Originally of Brushton, formerly of Penn Hills, passed away on Friday, December 16, 2022. Born on March 10, 1928 in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Anthony and Teresa Santarcangelo. Sonny was a US Army Veteran. He was a self-taught cook that worked at Park Schenley Restaurant for many years and was the owner of Eldronica. He then moved on to the former Churchill Valley Country Club where he served as the general manager for 35 years. John is preceded in death by his late wife Martha and is survived by his wife of 16 years, Sue Santarcangelo, daughters Veronica (John) Zelazowski and Melissa Santarcangelo, son Michael Bennett, granddaughters Alyssa Croney and Mia Zelazowski, sister Marie Santarcangelo, and niece Samantha Diceky, who he raised. Also survived by cousins that were like sister, Helen and the late Elvera.

There will be no visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph the Worker Parish – St. John Fisher Church, 33 Lewin Ln., Pittsburgh, PA 15235 on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at 12 p.m.