Edmund P. "Eddie" Santamaria of Winthrop, passed away suddenly on March 2, 2013 in the Chelsea Soldiers Home after a complication with dementia. Loving son of the late Michael Santamaria and Amelia (DeCristoforo). Beloved husband of Barbara (Rotcavich) Santamaria. Loving father of Candice Santamaria and her companion Chris Parker of Farmington, NH, Bruce Santamaria and his wife Reiko Nagano of Billerica and Scott Santamaria and his wife Asa of Sweden. Cherished grandfather of Emilia, Olivia and Molly. Dear brother of Beatrice Anderson of Bedford, Evelyn Santamaria of East Boston, the late Elena Hartery, Albert Santamaria, Adeline Ruotolo and Arthur Santamaria. Also survived by loving nieces, nephews and friends. Burial will be at a later date in June. Late Vietnam War veteran, Air National Guard 102nd Tactical Fighter Wing. Arrangements under the care of Rapino Memorial Home, 9 Chelsea St., East Boston.