Mr. Canto died March 15, 2012, at Northridge Medical Center in Commerce.
Born Dec. 12, 1921, in Middletown, Conn., he was the son of the late Rinaldo and Teresa Cantu. He also was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Valenski Canto.
Mr. Canto was employed by Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Inc., where he worked in heat treating.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, David and Deborah Smith Canto of Clarkesville; son, Robert L. Canto of Florida; two grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Those wishing may send condolences at hillsidememorialchapel.com.
Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.
The Northeast Georgian
March 28, 2012