The Obit For William Sinton

William T. Sinton

Published in Syracuse Post Standard on June 23, 2010

William T. Sinton June 20, 2010 William Thomas (Santobianco) Sinton, 89, died Sunday at Stonehedge Nursing Home in Rome, NY. He was a native of Chester, PA, and served in the U.S. Navy during WWII.

Mr. Sinton played professional football with the Washington Clippers (Redskins) and professional baseball with the Philadelphia Phillies, Cincinnati Reds, Syracuse Chiefs and the Syracuse Cyclones. He was inducted into the Delaware County (PA) Hall of Fame.

He was the former owner of Sinton Barber Shop, had also managed real estate and coached many sports teams in the Eastwood Area.

He was a communicant of Blessed Sacrament Church, a member of the American Legion Vendetti Post, a member of the Italian American Athletic Club and was an avid bowler.

He was predeceased by his brother, Frederick Santobianco. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Audrey; daughters, Carol Sinton-Adams and Donna Gibson; a brother, Thomas (Jo) Santobianco; grandchildren, John and Melody Doyle, and Michelle and Kristen Gibson; and great-grandchildren, Cassandra and Steven Sears.

Funeral services are 10 a.m. Friday at Goddard-Crandall-Shepardson Funeral Home and 10:30 a.m. in Blessed Sacrament Church.

Burial will follow in White Chapel Cemetery.

Calling hours are 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday from the funeral home, 3111 James Street.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

Goddard-Crandall- Shepardson 463-4320