Osvaldo Santana

Osvaldo Santana

AGE: 76 • Ocean Township

Osvaldo Santana, 76, of Ocean Twp., fondly known to all as Uncle Eddie, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune. Born in Puerto Rico, he lived in New Jersey since 1985, retiring from Freedman's Bakery in 1997.

Surviving are two sisters, Julia and Josefina Encarnacion of Puerto Rico. Never married or with children of his own, he was very fond of all his nieces and nephews, especially Jorge Andino, Aida Calderon, Cindy and Neil Elmore and Natalie and Neil Elmore, with whom he resided.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14 until the funeral service at 11 a.m. at Francioni, Taylor & Lopez Funeral Home, 1200 10th and Atkins Ave., Neptune. Interment will take place at Monmouth Memorial Park, Tinton Falls. Repast follows at the Ridge Ave Court Community Center in Neptune.

Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 12, 2013