Madeline M. Santos
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Madeline M. Santos, 105, died peacefully Saturday, December 16, 2017 at The Tremont Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center in Wareham. She was the wife of the late John Peter Santos. Born in Newport, RI, she was the daughter of the late John and Julia Britto. A homemaker, Mrs. Santos lived in Marion and Mattapoisett for many years. Upon retirement, she lived in Lakeland, FL. She was a strong advocate for gender rights and education. A devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, she enjoyed spending time with her family, singing and dancing. She worked for Aerovox Corporation and the Bethlehem Hingham Shipyard. During World War II, she was proud to be a production welder in the spirit of Rosie the Riveter. She is survived by her sons, John P. Santos, Jr. of Lakeland, FL, and Andrew J. Santos of Marion and their spouses; her six grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her three brothers and three sisters. Her funeral service will be held on Wed., Dec. 27, 2017 at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., (Rt. 28) Wareham at 10 AM. Relatives and friends are invited to visit from 9 to 10 AM prior to the service. Interment will follow in St. Patricks Cemetery, Wareham. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in her memory to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148. For directions and on-line guestbook visit: www.

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Published in The Sentinel - Marion from Dec. 20, 2017 to Jan. 4, 2018.
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February 10, 2018
Expressing my sincere sympathy to the family. I, to, have lost my mother. It always was a comfort to read Isiah 41:10
December 27, 2017
May the God of comfort be with you at this time
December 20, 2017
I'm so sorry for the loss of your loved one. May God truly strengthen you during this hard time and have hope in the promise of no more death in the future.
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