Santo Joseph De Stefano, Jr., 75, of Woodland Park, passed away on June 16, 2018. He was born in Paterson on December 6, 1942 to the late Josephine and Santo De Stefano, Sr. After serving on the Paterson Police Department for 30 years, Santo retired as Sergeant.
He was the beloved husband of Teresa (Codispoti); the adored father ofthe late Santo DeStefano and his wife Diane, Michael De Stefano, and Melissa Daniels and her husband Robert; and the cherished grandfather of Marlena, Angelina, Michael, Travis, Juliana, Gabby and Robert. Santo was predeceased by two brothers and one sister and is survived by many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-8pm at Santangelo Funeral Home, 635 McBride Ave., Woodland Park. A funeral Mass will be offered on Wednesday at 10am at Out Lady of Pompei Church, 70 Murray Ave., Paterson, NJ. Guests may arrive at the funeral home at 9am. Cremation will be private by the request of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the