SANTONE Josephine Phoebe, 79, passed away Friday, November 19, 1999 in San Ramon, California, after a valiant battle with cancer. She was born to Tom and Esther Melson on April 10, 1920 in Konawa, Oklahoma. Mrs. Santone graduated from Konawa High School in 1936 before attending East Central State College in Ada, Oklahoma. Josephine Phoebe Melson was united in marriage to Mr. Robert Santone in 1963. She was a Divisional Vice-President with Glemby International for 43 years. Her favorite hobbies included flower gardening, reading and interior decorating. She is survived by her husband, Robert of San Ramon, CA; two daughters, Jo Ellen Hayes of Norman, OK, and Linda Turner of Weaverville, CA; one son, Allan John Williams of Redwood City, CA; five grandchildren, Alison Naples of Norman, OK, Kimberly Ehn of Flower Mound, TX, Jennifer LeBlanc of Montgomery, TX, Todd Turner of Scappoose, OR, Sean Clark of Portland, OR; four great grandchilren, Danae Clark, Heather Clark, Cameron Ehn, and Jacob LeBlanc; and many other loving relatives and lifelong friends. Preceding her in death were her parents and one sister, Gertrude Hatfield. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial gifts be sent to Hope Hospice, who was so supportive of her and the family, 6500 Dublin Blvd., Suite 100, Dublin, CA 94568-3151. Services for Mrs. Santone will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, 1999 in the Chapel of Resthaven Funeral Home with interment immediately following.
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