Joseph Eugene “Butch” Santarlas, Sr. of Mount Laurel, NJ passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2019. He was 77 years old.
Mr. Santarlas was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. He resided in Audubon, NJ before moving to Mount Laurel in 1968. He served his county honorably in the United States Marine Corps. Mr. Santarlas worked as a Millwright Foreman, for Marshall Industrial Technology, in Trenton, NJ. He was a devout Roman Catholic, and was a longtime parishioner of Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, in Moorestown, NJ, as well as a 3rd Degree Knight of Columbus.
Surviving are his beloved wife, Lorraine Santarlas (nee Petrocella); children, Joseph Eugene Santarlas, Jr. (Tammy), Stacie LoPinto (Frank), and Brien Santarlas (Rachel); brother, Ronald J. Santarlas (Debbie); grandchildren, Frankie, Dominic, Vincent, Joseph, Angelina, Sophia, Dean, Evan, Gage, Gordon, and Tori Faye; and sisters-in-law, Joan Santarlas and Dolores Reese.
Friends and relatives are invited to a visitation on Thursday, May 9, from 6-8 PM at the Mount Laurel Home for Funerals, 212 Ark Road, Mount Laurel. The funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, May 10, at 12:00 Noon at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 42 W. Main Street, Moorestown. Final disposition will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery 515 W Browning Rd, Bellmawr, NJ
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Options for Women: