Donald Sartori, 87, of Easton passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 24, 2022 in his home. He was the husband of Catherine (Santullo) Sartori, with whom he shared over 64 years of loving marriage. Born in Hazleton, he was the son of the late James and Eleanor Sartori. Donald was a graduate of Hazleton High School, where he excelled at football. He honorably served his country in the United States Army during the 1950’s. Donald was a Lieutenant for the Newark, New Jersey Police Department where he served for over 25 years, until retiring in 1986. Among his tenure with the Police Department, he was a first responder. Donald also led the Rapid Response to Robbery Squad that worked closely with the F.B.I. and received commendation on the floor of the New Jersey Senate for the extemporary performance of the organization. Donald loved football and the outdoors where he spent time with the family. In Newark, he was a member of the F.O.P. and the P.B.A. Don was a member of Saint Jane Frances De Chantel Catholic Church in Palmer Township and the Knights of Columbus in Bethlehem. He also enjoyed going to shooting ranges with his grandchildren.
Survivors: In addition to his wife Catherine, he will be remembered by his daughter Toni Villani and her husband Tom of Northampton; sons James Sartori of Daytona, FL. and Robert Sartori and his wife Kim of Forks Twp., grandchildren James T. Sartori, Victoria Villani Marcks and her husband Lee, Vincent A. Villani, Thomas J. Villani, Jr., Anthony Sartori and Nicole Sartori; nieces and nephews Ray Santullo and his wife Ellen of Walkersville, MD, Mike Santullo and his wife Vickie of Clearwater, FL, Tony Santullo and his wife Barbara of Berkely Heights, NJ, John Santullo and his wife Diane of Franklin Park, NJ and Maria Richmond and her husband Harvey of Sea Girt, NJ.
Services: A viewing will be held on Friday April 29, 2022 from 9:15 A.M. - 10:15 A.M. in the Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden Street Bethlehem, PA 18018 followed by a 11:00 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Jane Frances De Chantal Catholic Church, 4049 Hartley Ave Easton, PA 18045. Entombment with military honors will follow at the Mausoleum at Holmdel Cemetery, 900 Holmdel Rd
Holmdel, NJ 07733.
A memory tribute may be placed at www.cantelmifuneralhome.com.
To view the live streamed services, please log into Donald's obituary at www.cantelmifuneralhome.com at 9:15Am. on Friday April 27, 2022.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to any organization that support the local police, first responders and/or the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675.
Wounded Warrior Project
P.O. Box 758517, Topeka KS 66675