Santini, Anna Helen Dapice
78, originally of Cypress, CA passed away of cancer peacefully in her sleep on June 10, 2008. She lived her last year of life with great faith and strength at her family’s home in Rancho Santa Margarita, California.
Born in Akron, Ohio, she was the youngest of eight children of Joseph and Virginia Dapice. She is survived by her husband Pat Santini; son & daughter-in-law Pete & Janette Santini; son Patrick Santini; daughter & son-in-law Elizabeth & Thomas Nerhus; grandchildren Nik Santini, Jeff Santini, Tami Hichman, Brennan Nerhus, Austin Nerhus; great-grandchildren Jaden Santini, Caleb Hichman, Cody Hichman, Noah Santini; many nieces and nephews, as well as her grand-dog Emma Jean Nerhus. She is preceded in death and will be rejoicing in the heavens with her siblings Alfonso Dapice, Frank Dapice, Joseph Dapice, Mary Manco, Dolly Criss, Jennie Williams, and Rosie Neptune. We will all miss her and remember her for her unconditional love and caring style that always showed her strength, compassion and kindness. She was able to personalize every relationship she would encounter upon, and will also be remembered for her feistiness, good humor, wit, never ending smiles and laughter.
Friends and family are welcomed to join us in the celebration of her life. Viewing-Friday, June 20, 2008 at O’Connor Mortuary, 25301 Alicia Pkwy., Laguna Hills, CA 92653 949 581-4300. Funeral Mass-Saturday, June 21, 2008 at St. Kilian Church, 26872 Estanciero Dr., Mission Viejo, CA 92691 949 586-4440. Interment-Ascension Cemetery & Mausoleum, 24754 Trabuco Rd., Lake Forest, CA 92630 949 837-1331.