Raymond S. Santos

Raymond S. Santos of Dover, NH; formerly of Haverhill & Lowell -- DOVER, NH -- Raymond S. Santos, 79, of Dover, NH, formerly of Haverhill, died Saturday, June 29, at the Hyder Family Hospice House in Dover after many years of living with Parkinson's Disease. -- Born in Lowell, September 2, 1933, he was the son of the late, Jesse M. and Palmira (Menezes) Santos. He attended school in Lowell and was a graduate of Keith Academy High School, class of 1950. A Korean War Veteran, he proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1953 until 1956. Shortly after his Honorable Discharge form the Army he continued his education at Northeastern University and received his Bachelor's Degree in 1960. Mr. Santos was employed by the Liberty Mutual Insurance Company for over thirty years, working his way up the corporate ladder; he retired in 1991 as Director of Training and Underwriting. -- A faithful gentleman, devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Ray enjoyed time spent with his family. He loved the ocean and day trips to the beach. His hobbies included walking, reading, especially books on history, and loved working with photography. He leaves his beloved wife of fifty-four years, Nancy A. (Langan) Santos, of Dover, NH, a son; William R. and his wife Aline (Davis), of Haverhill, three daughters; Cheryl A. Welsh and her husband David, of Andover, Joanne M. Santos, of Dover, NH, and Mary L. Burke and her husband Shawn, of Danville, NH, seven cherished grandchildren; Ryan and Jessica Santos, Corinne, Emily, and Kyle Welsh, Jared and Kiara Burke, a great-grandson, Dominic Santos, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by siblings, Richard Santos, Virginia Santos, and Evelyn Souza. -- SANTOS -- Friends and family are respectfully invited to call on Saturday July 6, from 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St. (Rte 125), Haverhill. A Memorial Funeral Mass will then be celebrated at 12:00 PM in St. John the Baptist Church, Lincoln Ave., Haverhill. Burial is private. Memorial donations may be made in his name to the Parkinson's Foundation, New Hampshire Chapter APDA, P.O. Box 183, Londonderry, NH 03053. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook or www.comeaufuneral.com.

Funeral Home

Kevin B Comeau Funeral Home
486 Main St Haverhill, MA 01830
(978) 521-4845

Published in Lowell Sun on July 3, 2013