Charles Santiago Jr.

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Charles Santiago Jr.

March 12, 1940 - October 08, 2018

Charles Santiago Jr. Ipswich - Charles Santiago Jr., 78, of Charlotte Road, husband of Elizabeth “Betty” M. (Kiley) Santiago, died in his home on Monday, following his long illness. Born in New York City, son of the late Charles and Pauline (Bazata) Santiago, he was raised in Brentwood, N.Y., a 1958 graduate of Brentwood High School. Drafted in 1963 he went on to serve in Korea with the 7th Army Infantry Division. Married in 1965, the Santiagos made their home in Lynn moving to his late Ipswich home in 1971. Mr. Santiago was employed for over 30 years in management in the General Electric Submarine Turbine Division in Lynn. He was an avid bow hunter. In retirement he had more time to enjoy his family, antique car restoration, arts and music. He was a prolific painter in oils. Mr. Santiago was a longtime communicant of St. Joseph /Our Lady of Hope Parish. In addition to his wife “Betty” of 53 years, he is survived by two sons, Charles J. Santiago and his wife Patricia of Hudson, N.H., Gregory D. Santiago of Ipswich; a daughter, Christine A. Santiago of Ipswich; four grandchildren, Allison, Brian, Caitlyn and Danielle Santiago, all of Hudson, N.H.; a sister, Charlene Gleason of Brentwood, N.Y., and many cousins. He was predeceased by his brother, Gregory Santiago, formerly of Brentwod, N.Y.
His funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, October 12, in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich, followed by interment with military honors in the Cowles Memorial Cemetery, Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. Visiting hours will be Thursday, 4 to 8 pm. Memorial contributions in his name may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For directions or to leave a condolence, please visit www.whittier-porter.com.
Published on October 10, 2018
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