Santa S. (Scaltreto) Cortright-Tracia, age 82 of Port Orange, Florida, formerly of Maynard, passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2017. Wife of the late Donald L. Cortright of thirty years before his passing in 1981. Santa was also the wife of the late John Tracia.
Born in Watertown, Massachusetts on May 8, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Tony and Joanna (Donato) Scaltreto. Santa was raised and educated in Watertown and was a parishioner of St. Patrick's. Donald and Santa married on September 10, 1950 and moved to Sudbury in 1967 where they raised their family. The couple enjoyed traveling together and camping as a family.
Family was most important to Santa. She enjoyed cooking Italian meals and hosting family events. She always enjoyed attending all of their different activities. She enjoyed watching her son play in his band over the years and never missed a gig.
She is survived by her four children, Larry Cortright and wife Diana of Daytona Beach, FL, Diane Bailey of Daytona Beach, FL, Robert Courtright and wife Vicki of Orange, MA and Donna Schofield and husband Roger of Daytona Beach, FL. Ten grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.
Family and friends will gather to honor and remember Santa on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Fowler-Kennedy Funeral Home 42 Concord Street, Maynard. Funeral Service Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Fowler-Kennedy Funeral Home, followed by burial at Glenwood Cemetery, Maynard.