Luis Santiago was called home to his Kingdom on Sunday (October 22, 2017) at age 96.
Predeceased by infant daughter, Nereida Santiago; great granddaughter, Ashley Sue
He came to the United States in the 1950’s and made his home in Newark, N.Y. He was a hard worker and retired from Fold-Pak after 20 years and then continued to work at Breen’s Bell’s until age 88. He was a proud member of the Sons of the Legion Squadron 457, Phelps, N.Y. for many years. He was an avid bowler for many years and a die-hard Yankees fan. Luis loved to have fun and lived life to its fullest.
Survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Julie Santiago; adored daughters Maria (Carlos) Rodriguez, Ines Santiago and Peggy (Tony) Alvarado; grandchildren Carlos, Marisol, and Anthony (Veronica) Rodriguez, Hector (Stephanie) and Ricky (Joann) Gonzalez, Amy (Craig) Henkel, Joe (Sue) and A.J (Missy) Alvarado; (19) great grandchildren; brother, Santos Santiago; sister in law, Lea (Roger) Lester; nieces
Debbie (Ron) Finewood, Dena (Arnie) Fisher; nephew, Mark Lester (Ray); great nieces Ashley (Adam) Whalen, Kaytlynn (Daniel) Buyck and Andrea Condon; many extended family members and friends.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday (October 26, 2017) from 4 – 7 p.m. at Young Funeral Home, Williamson, N.Y. Funeral service will take place on October 27, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial to follow service in East Newark Cemetery.