Jul 282011

Louis Santos

Louis Santos

GROTON — Louis Gonsalves Santos, 98, of Groton, died at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston on July 23, 2011.

He was born in Falmouth, MA on December 25, 1912, son of the late Louis and Mary (Gonsalves) Santos; and was the husband of the late Arlene (Rines) Santos who died in 2003. He grew up in Falmouth. After his father died, he worked on the family farm to help his mother and family. Louis was also a member of the Teamsters Union.

Louis was married in 1943 and made his home in Barnstable Village until 1985 when they moved to New Port Richey, FL. They moved to Groton in 1997 to be with his family.

His daughter Bertha “Bert” and her husband, John Harrington of Groton, and his two granddaughters, Kathleen Harrington of Groton and Stephanie Harrington Boule and her husband, Doug Boule of Methuen and their son, Dylan Louis Boule survive him. His daughter Sandra Portugal of Pompano Beach, FL and his sons, L. Glenn Santos of Mashpee and Noel Santos of Barnstable are also survived by him. Many other loving family members also survive him.

The Family would like to thank Emerson Hospital Home Care for the excellent services that were provided by the nursing staff.

Private Services will be held.

Condolences can be sent to the Harrington Residence, 310 Chicopee Row, Groton, MA.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory to Saint Jude’s Hospital.