Lee D. SantwireNovember 16,2013
Lee D. SantwireLee D. Santwire
Lee David Santwire, 66, of Rutland died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at the home of his caregiver in West Rutland.
He was born April 14, 1947, in Rutland, the son of William and Louise (Holden) Santwire.
Survivors include three sisters, Norma Bishop of Bomoseen, Phyllis Muscatello of Rutland, and Carol Dorr of Shrewsbury; a brother, Wayne Santwire of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; nieces, nephews and his caregivers, Sheila Dockum, Donald Foley and Sherry Arnold.
He had a special friend, Katy.
He enjoyed the N.Y. Yankees, drawing, old movies and dancing.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m. at Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland. Officiating will be the Rev. Ilaya Raja, parochial vicar of Christ the King Church.
Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Rutland.
Friends may call Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to “Buddy Walk” for Down Syndrome Awareness, c/o Clifford Funeral Home, 2 Washington St., Rutland, VT 05701.
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