Sandy L. Guido
July 20, 1932 – August 24, 2020
Guido, Santo (Sandy) Louis, aged 88 years went home to be with the Lord on August 24, 2020. The son of the late Louis Guido and Josephine (Pregonizzato) Guido. He was married 61 years to his late wife, Carmella Ann (Capellupo) Guido who passed away on November 23, 2018. A retiree of Carpenter where he worked for 30 years, Sandy was a 2-Hi operator on the #4 Mill. He was later employed as the Director of Maintenance at Sacred Heart Villa in Reading before retiring. He was a former carpenter with Frank Ferrara and Sons in the early 1960’s. A long-time musician, he performed in Berks, Montgomery and Chester Counties, as well as various areas in the state of Florida. He played with Berks County bands such as, THE PRETZEL CITY FOUR, SHORTY LONG’s showcases, and the DISCHORDS. Most recently he performed with MUSICAL COUSINS plus 1 which entertained at numerous assisted and independent living facilities until retiring in 2018. From 1969-1970, Sandy was proud to be the General Contractor where he volunteered his time and talent to lead and oversee the HOLY ROSARY CHAPEL renovation through to completion. Sandy also served as an Extraordinary Minister and Usher for Holy Rosary Church. He was a Lifetime 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus #793. As a young man, he served in the U. S. Air Force until medical complications forced him to an Honorable Discharge. He is survived by his son, Christopher (Reading); his daughter, Ann Elizabeth, wife of David Brooks (Reading) and his granddaughter, Mary-Elizabeth Brooks (Leesport). He is also survived by his sister, Santina Bruckart (Womelsdorf); and brother, Samuel Guido, husband of Sally (Reading), as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sisters: Filomena Schein, Rose Chambers, and Josephine Fasig; and his brothers, George Tallierchio, Orlando Guido, and Antonio Guido.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, August 31, 2020 at 10:00 am in Holy Rosary RC Church, Franklin Street, Reading. Interment will follow in Gethsemane Cemetery, Laureldale. Friends and family may view on Sunday from 6:00-8:00 pm in Theo. C. Auman, Inc. Funeral Home, 247 Penn Street, Reading and also on Monday at 8:30am. Masks and social distancing protocol are to be followed during viewing and services.. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Holy Rosary RC Church, 237 Franklin St., Reading, PA 19601; or EWTN, 5817 Old Leeds Rd., Irondale, AL 35210 . A heartfelt thank you to the Tower Health at Home Hospice team for your on-going professionalism, patience, generous assistance and unconditional support.
- Ann E. Brooks, Daughter
- Christopher Guido, Son
- David Brooks, Son-in-law
- Mary Elizabeth Brooks, Granddaughter
- Samuel Guido, Brother
- Sally Guido, Sister-in-law
- Santina Bruckart, Sister
Sandy is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Sandy was predeceased by his wife of 61 years, Carmella Ann (Capellupo) Guido on November 23, 2018
He was also predeceased by his siblings: George Tallierchio, Orlando Guido, Antonio Guido, Filomena Schein, Rose Chambers and Josephine Fasig.
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Holy Rosary RC Church
237 Franklin Street, Reading, Pennsylvania 19601
5817 Leeds Road, Irondale, Alabama 35210
Sunday, August 30, 2020
Monday, August 31, 2020
A Mass of Christian Burial
Monday, August 31, 2020
Sandy L. Guido
August 31, 2020
My sincere condolences to the entire Guido family. I knew your dad and mom well. I am sorry to read of their passings. They were God sends to Sacred Heart Villa with their talents and work. I enjoyed working with them. Now they are both at peace with the lord.
Carmine James Borelli
August 28, 2020
Dear Chris, Ann, David, and Mary Elizabeth:
My prayers and thoughts are with you on the lost of Sandy. My prayer is that God will keep you and yours' in "Palms of His Hands" and give you the peace and comfort in knowing we will all be together again in His realm. He is now with Carmella and will be waiting for us to join them. Once again my deepest sympathy. Sincerely, Carmine J. Borelli
August 26, 2020
Thank you Popi for everything you’ve done for me. I’ll always remember our afternoon trips for Coney Island hot dogs and our guitar lessons when I was younger. I love you and I’ll miss you always. Give my love to Jesus and Nani.