William R Santora (known to all as Bulldog), of Buena NJ, having been born and raised in Hammonton, NJ, passed away suddenly January 16th, 2021 at the age of 79.
Bulldog was the Beloved father of Billy Santora (Nina) of Myrtle Beach, SC and Dina Cahill (Tom) of Medford Lakes NJ. Proud "Pop Dog" of Tommy, Hannah, Ryan and Marisa. Loving brother of Sandy LaManna and adored Uncle to several nieces and nephews, including the Macrie, LaManna, Mastro, Santora and Clements families. He is also survived and will be missed by his loving cousins and life-time friends.
William was predeceased by his parents, Bill and Inez Santora, his brother Donald (Frenchy), sister-in-law Rita Santora Porter, and brother-in-law, William LaManna, Sr.
Bill was a 1960 graduate of Hammonton High School where he excelled in many sports. He played for the Hammonton Softball League for many years, helping them to a 6-year consecutive championship. At a young age, his career started as a truck driver for Coca-Cola. He later continued as a truck driver for Gardiners Express for over 30 years, eventually retiring from Shore Slurry. Aside from his love of watching football, Bulldog enjoyed many years of fishing off the coast of Brigantine Beach, Nags Head North Carolina as well as in the Delaware Bay with his Boston Whaler.
In Accordance with Bill's wishes, there will be no public services. Condolences may be shared at www. carnesalefuneralhome.com. Donations to the Buena E.M.S.,616 Central Ave. Minotola, NJ 08341 would be greatly appreciated.