Reinaldo "Rey" Sánchez Santiago, 56 of East Haven, formerly of New Haven died peacefully at Yale-New Haven Hospital, St. Raphael Campus on Tuesday, December 22, 2020. Rey was born in Villalba, Puerto Rico on November 29, 1964, a son of Maria Catalina Santiago of Coamo, Puerto Rico and the late Eladio Sánchez, and had resided in East Haven for the past eight years. He had previously lived in New Haven for thirty years. Rey is also survived by a daughter, Yanira Sánchez of East Haven, two sons, Reynaldo Sánchez of New Britain and Michael Cardona of New Haven, twelve grandchildren, thirteen brothers and sisters in New York City and Puerto Rico, and many loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A celebration of life service for Rey will take place on Wednesday, December 30th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven. Burial will be private. www.washingtonmemorialfh.com
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