Leontina M. Santos, 87, formerly of Somerset, passed away on Monday, December 4, 2017. She was the wife of the late Antonio Santos.
Leontina was born in St. Michael, Azores and was a daughter of the late Manuel and Mary Martin.
Leontina was employed locally in the Fall River garment industry as a presser until her retirement, and later worked for Prime Time Adult Day Care, in Dighton. She was a member of Grace Gospel Church and devoted her life to her faith and helping others. Leontina cherished the time she spent with her family, especially her grandson Matthew. She will be remembered for her caring and kind heart.
She is survived by her daughter, Eliza Couture of Dighton; grandson, Matthew Couture of Dighton; brother, John Martin of CT; sisters, Marion Carvalho of Fall RIver and Vicky Camara and Mary Araujo and her husband Edward all of Somerset and several nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Joseph, Louis and Manuel Martin, Phyllis Craveiro and Mary Viveiros, and mother in law of the late Paul W. Couture.
Her funeral will be held on Friday, December 8, 2017, at 10am, in the Hathaway Home for Funerals, 1813 Robeson St., Fall River. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery, Somerset.
Calling Hours will precede the service from 9-10am in the funeral home.
Donations in her name may be made to South Coast VNA, 1822 N. Main St., Fall RIver, MA 02720, or to Catholic Memorial Home, 2446 Highland Ave., Fall RIver, MA 02720.
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