HAVERHILL, MA - Stephen Christopher Cantelli, age 44, formerly of Haverhill, died Friday morning, March 9, 2018, at the Granite Bay Care group home in South Berwick, Maine.
Born in Haverhill on November 11, 1973, he was one five children of Joanne (Mann) Cantelli, and was a student of the Haverhill school system.
Steve received loving care at the group home at which he lived since 2011. He loved the outdoors, fishing, basketball and especially wrestling. With his pleasant and mischievous demeanor he brought joy to those around him.
He is survived by his mother, Joanne Cantelli; his sister Tracey Wallace and her husband Troy Wallace of Crawford, Maine; his three brothers, Ian Cantelli and his wife Jennifer Cantelli of Haverhill, Peter Cantelli and his wife Marie Cantelli of Lincolnton, N.C., and Troy Cantelli of Salem, N.H. He is also survived by many more friends and family members who will deeply miss him.
Steve taught us that its important be positive and to be a tenacious fighter when life presents itself with its toughest challenges.
By request of the family, all services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Stephen C. Cantelli may be made to the Special Olympics. Please make a kind gesture or act toward someone today in memory of Stephen.
Arrangements are by Paul C. Rogers Family Funeral Home, 334 Main Street, Haverhill.
Published on March 13, 2018