• The Hammonton Gazette

Rita M. Santora-Porter

Rita M. Santora-Porter, 78, of Winslow Twp. died on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at home with her family by her side.


Born in Philadelphia, she resided in Hammonton most of her life. Rita was a manager with the Sands and Tropicana Casino and Hotels and retired from Design Benefits. Rita was a former member of St. Anthony’s Padua Church in Hammonton. She loved going to the casino and playing video poker.


She is predeceased by her parents, Vincent and Anna (Perri) Angelini; her siblings, Franny Graves and Jean Calbria; her husbands, Eugene Ashburn, Donald Santora Sr. and Ted Porter; and son, Randy Ashburn.


Surviving are her one daughter, Teresa Santora; son and two daughters-in-law, Donald and Janine Santora Jr. and Stacy Ashburn; her grandchildren, Jennifer Speed, Emily and Sean Santora, Anthony Jones, her loving granddaughter who took care of her Alison Campione and Jacob Ashburn; three adored great-grandchildren, Michael, Giavonna Rita and Kaylee.


All services will be held privately for the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131 (www.parkinson.org).


Arrangements made by Blackwell Memorial Home, Pennington, N.J.