Sancto, Arthur Edward
Funeral report for the late Arthur Edward Sancto The funeral was held on 12th March 2009 for the late Arthur Edward Sancto, who died 3rd March aged 64 years. Arthur was born in Stratton Street, Margaret, Wiltshire on 25th April 1944, to Bert & Mary Sancto. He was brought up in Swindon and attended Lowers Stratton Junior School and Swindon Commonweal Grammar School. He married Elaine on 21st June 2003 at St Vincent’s RC Church, Knutsford. They settled in Knutsford where they remained. He started his working life as an apprentice, then Mechanical Engineer at the Railway Works in Swindon. He worked briefly in London for the railway then for a Nuclear Power Station in design and construction. His interests included railways, environmental issues, photography, travel, walking and cycling. Arthur is survived by his wife Elaine Muriel Sancto. The private committal held at Altrincham Crematorium, conducted by Rev Nigel Atkins, was followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at Knutsford Parish Church. Family flowers and donations for Oxfam, Christian Aid and East Cheshire Hospice were received. Arrangements by Dodgson’s Funeral Service, Knutsford.