Sante “Tino” Martini, 80, died Monday, February 8, 2016. Born in Montefranco (Province of Terni), Italy he was the son of the late Sabatino and Domenica Crispoldi Martini. He was a retired engineer, beginning his 30 + years of service with INA Bearing on July 1, 1964 in Germany and transferring in January 1973 to INA in Cheraw as a tool designer. He was promoted to Supervisor of Manufacturing of Engineering in 1985. Mr. Martini was fluent in three languages. “Tino” enjoyed bowling, cycling, Italian sports cars and being with people.
Surviving are his sons, Mauro Martini (Doro) of Odentahl, Germany, Alessandro Sabatino Martini of Cheraw, SC, a daughter, Dagmar Martini of Nuemberg, Germany and grandchildren, Elisa and Leonardo, also a large extended family of Anna and Antonietta Crispoldi.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thursday, February 11, 2016 at Kiser Funeral Home. A Rosary will be held at 7:00 PM following the visitation.
An entombment service will be held at 4:00 PM, Friday, February 12, 2016 in Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens, Cheraw, SC.
In lieu of flowers: Chesterfield County First Steps, P.O. Box 553, Chesterfield SC 29709 or the charity of your choice.
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