Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Arthur Santucci, "Big Tooch"

Passed away on June 25, 2020

Arthur “Artie”, “Big Tooch” Santucci, age 84.  Late of St. John, Indiana formerly of Calumet City, Illinois.  Passed away June 25, 2020.  Beloved husband of the late Jackie for 46 years.  Loving father of Michael Santucci, Lynda Wojack, and Diane Schick.  Cherished papa of Lindsey (Kevin) Martin, Dustin (Courtnie) Buffano, and Harlie Schick.  Dearest great papa of Max and Avery Martin.  Dear brother of Teresa (Danny) Martino, the late Michael, the late Richard, and the late Eugene Santucci.  Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.  Preceded in death by his parents Michael and Julia Santucci.  Tooch was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.  He was a retired employee of General Mills.  Visitation Tuesday, June 30, 2020 from 2-9 pm. Funeral Services Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 9:00 am at the Elmwood Funeral Chapel 11300 W. 97th LN. (1/2 block west of US 41/Wicker Ave. Ave. at 97th LN.) St. John to St. Andrew the Apostle Church, Calumet City.  Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 am. (Masks required for all attending the funeral Mass).  Entombment Holy Cross Mausoleum.  For more information 219-365-3474.


Prayers at Elmwood Chapel
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 9:00 am

Funeral Mass:
St. Andrew the Apostle Church
768 Lincoln Ave
Calumet City, Illinois 60409
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 10:00 am

Holy Cross Mausoleum
801 Michigan City Road
Calumet City, Illinois 60409

Visitation Location

St. John
11300 W. 97th Lane
St. John, IN 46373
(219) 365-3474


Visitation Information

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 2:00 am until 9:00 am

"Our deepest condolences to the Santucci family. Art was a wonderful person. He will be missed by all. We will keep Art and his entire family in our prayers. He is now smiling in heaven with His dear wife, Jackie. RIP Art. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻"
- Clyde and Fran Toczydlowski
June 26, 2020 6:06 pm

"Words may not suffice to express the heartfelt sorrow that we feel for the passing of your father, grandfather, uncle, friend, and above all husband. Please accept our condolences. "
- Andrea Kornbau
June 29, 2020 6:44 pm

"My sincere condolences to the family. Art will always remain in your hearts,his memories will never fade. I will always remember his winning smile and gentle way with his children,grandchildren and great grandchildren. Our hearts are with you. "
- Robert and Camille Wojack
June 30, 2020 12:27 pm

Candles Lit