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Maria de Jesus Santos

February 13, 1926 ~ January 20, 2023 (age 96) 96 Years Old
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Maria de Jesus Santos passed away on January 20, 2023 while surrounded by her loving family. Maria was born on February 13, 1926 in Barrancabermeja, Colombia to the late Elena Moreno. Beloved wife of the late René Santos. 

Maria was a woman of many strengths: she was a hard worker, extremely determined, and cared for her family and loved ones deeply. She was the type of woman who would take someone in need into her home and treat them with kindness with no expectations in return. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who will be deeply missed by all who loved her. 

Maria is survived by her two beloved children: daughter Sonny Maria Ruiz, son Jorge Jimenez and his wife Dora Jimenez, and her honorary son Freddy Briones. Eight grandchildren: Billy Ruiz, Veronica Ruiz, Aykel Jimenez-Lucchese, Jenny Jimenez, Yvette Jimenez, Valentina Jimenez, Melissa Jimenez, Vanessa Briones and Daniella Briones. As well as thirteen beloved great grandchildren, and many additional beloved family and friends. In addition to her husband, René, she is predeceased by her five siblings. 

A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday January 28, 2023 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church at 29 Golden Hill RD, Danbury, CT 06811 at 3pm .To light a candle or leave a condolence in her memory please visit the Tribute Wall.

 

María de Jesús Santos falleció el 20 de enero de 2023 rodeada de su amada familia. María nació el 13 de febrero de 1926 en Barrancabermeja, Colombia, hija de la fallecida Elena Moreno. Amada esposa del difunto René Santos.

María era una mujer de muchas fortalezas: era muy trabajadora, extremadamente decidida y se preocupaba profundamente por su familia y seres queridos. Ella era el tipo de mujer que llevaría a alguien necesitado a su casa y lo trataría con amabilidad sin esperar nada a cambio. Era una querida madre, abuela y bisabuela que todos los que la amaban la extrañarán profundamente.

A María le sobreviven sus dos amados hijos: su hija Sonny María Ruiz, su hijo Jorge Jiménez y su esposa Dora Jiménez, y su hijo honorario Freddy Briones. Ocho nietos: Billy Ruiz, Veronica Ruiz, Aykel Jimenez-Lucchese, Jenny Jimenez, Yvette Jimenez, Valentina Jimenez, Melissa Jimenez, Vanessa Briones y Daniella Briones. Además de trece amados bisnietos, y muchos amados familiares y amigos adicionales. Además de su esposo, René, sus cinco hermanos fallecieron antes que ella.

Se llevará a cabo una misa fúnebre el sábado 28 de enero de 2023 en la Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe en 29 Golden Hill RD, Danbury, CT 06811 a las 3 p. m. Para encender una vela o dejar una condolencia en su memoria, visite visite el muro de homenaje. ("Tribute Wall")

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Services

Memorial Mass
Saturday
January 28, 2023

3:00 PM
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
29 Golden Hill Road
Danbury, CT 06810

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February 13, 1926-January 20, 2023




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February 13, 1926-January 20, 2023




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