OBITUARY Madeline P. Santos October 23, 1918 – December 6, 2018 On Thursday, December 6, 2018, Madeline said goodbye to the life she treasured. She had resided at the Fox Hospital Nursing Home since August 2016. From the first to the last moment of her sojourn there she was attended to in a professional and loving manner by an excellent staff and by many thoughtful residents…Thank you. Mickey was born on Love Joy Street, Buffalo, NY on October 23, 1918 to Paolo and Giulia (Stirpi) Spaziani. Much of her life was spent on the North end of Miller Street in her beloved sixth ward, AKA, the Lower Deck. She was predeceased by her husbands, Ernest (Santodonato) Santos and Clifford Wilson; her step daughter, Marie; her daughter, Julianne; her sisters, Jenny and Mary; her brothers, Angelo, Alex and Paul; her sister-in-law, Vita; her special friends, Sadie Nader and Jim Lange, as well as many others. Mickey is survived by her sons, Philip and Lawrence (Larry) Santos, her adored grandchildren, Scott Santos, Laura Ruby, Jessica Neander and Stephanie Santos; nine great grandchildren; daughters-in-law, Nancy Elliott (Phil) and Marla (Emerson) Santos (Larry); her sister, Connie; and her many beloved and cherished nieces and nephews; her “very special” extended family, Linda Bouton and the “Entire” Vergari and Avanzato Families; her favorite sister-in-law, Charlotte; and her good neighbors, Sister Florence “Floody” Gioia, Vickie, Jack, Jacob and Renee, Wayne and Linda, Gina, Neil and Joyce, Rich and Carol and Doug and Beverly. Mom worked at various locales, Dress Factories, The Lehigh Valley R.R. during WWII, Enterprise Aluminum Co., MAMCO, The Vergari household, Valleyview School with Principal and friend, John Higgins. A fear she never experienced, having dirty hands. Mom, we hope that wherever you are is identical to your favorite place on earth; your backyard. May your sun always shine brightly, may your sky always be blue. Listen carefully, your cardinals are singing to you, saying…Arrivederci, Michelina. Calling hours will be held on Monday, December 10, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM in the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, 14 Grand Street, Oneonta. A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 10:15 AM in St. Mary’s Church, 39 Walnut Street, Oneonta with the Rev. David Mickiewicz officiating. Burial will be in the spring in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Emmons. To send an online condolence please visit www.grummonsfuneralhome.com Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta. Send Flowers Show Your Support Share Obituary share to facebook share by email share link Receive Notifications
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Madeline P Santos 2018.
Death notice for the town of: oneonta, state: New York