Angelo and Jean Santarelli

Thursday , March 06, 2014 - 12:37 PM


Angelo and Jean Santarelli of South Ogden celebrated their 90th birthdays. An open house was held in their honor on Saturday, July 20, at the social hall of Holy Family Catholic Church.

He was born on Feb. 23, 1923, in Tooele, to Pasco Santarelli and Raffaela DeMichele. After graduating from Ogden High School, he worked at Hill Air Force Base and Defense Depot Ogden. Upon completing service in the U.S. Navy during World War II, he worked for his father, who owned the Utah Tavern on Historic 25th Street in Ogden. He then began working for the Union Pacific Railroad, retiring after 40 years of service. His interests are spending time with family and friends, gardening and repairing things.

She was born July 18, 1923, in Tooele to Giovanni Busico and Pasqualina Petetti. A graduate of Ogden High School, she worked for the Union Pacific Railroad laundry, HAFB, Paramount Dairy and American Food-Grocery Store. She retired from St. Benedict’s Hospital after 14 years of service. Her interests are spending time with family and friends, cooking, entertaining, gardening and crocheting.

They were married on April 27, 1946, in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Ogden.

Their children and their spouses are Lee and Janice Montgomery, Roy;and Doug and Diane Hadley, Ogden. They have four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A granddaughter is deceased.

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