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Gertrude H (Santos) Singleton

Born: Sun., Apr. 13, 1930
Died: Wed., Oct. 23, 2019


Gathering of Family and Friends

8:30 AM to 9:30 AM, Wed., Oct. 30, 2019
Location: South Coast Chapel Mortuary


Memorial Mass

10:00 AM Wed., Oct. 30, 2019
Location: St. John Neumann Church


Burial in White's Cemetery

11:30 AM Wed., Oct. 30, 2019


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Gertrude Singleton, 89 of East Freetown passed away on Wednesday October 23, 2019.

She was the beloved wife of the late Richard Singleton.

Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late Manuel Santos and the late Honora Ruth (Del Forgue) Santos.

Gertrude is survived by her children, her son, Richard Singleton of Freetown and her daughter; Karen Cardoza and her husband Charlie of East Taunton. Gertrude was predeceased by her brother, the late Manuel A. Santos and she is survived by her other siblings; William E, Santos of New Bedford, Francis L. Santos of Marston's Mills, James H. Santos of Freetown and Thelma D. Rogers of Rochester. Gertrude was also the proud grandmother of her three grandchildren and her three great grandchildren.

Gertrude was a retired LPN and bus driver, she was also a member of the Freetown Council on Aging, and the past President of Military Order of Cootie Auxillary, and she was a member of St. John Neumann Parish and she loved her church. She enjoyed playing cards, crafts and painting. 

Gertrude's funeral arrangements will be posted here when the dates and times are determined to include;

A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held at South Coast Chapel Mortuary,158 Middleboro Road (RT.18) East Freetown, Ma. on Wed Oct. 30, 2019 from 8:30 am to 9:30 am. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. John Neumann Church following the gathering at 10:00 am and burial to follow in White's Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Freetown Council on Aging donation account, Memory of Gertrude Singleton, 227 Chace Road East Freetown, Ma 02717 

 

 

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Nancy Butler Souza
   Posted Sat October 26, 2019
Dear Karen and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. May the Lord comfort you as only He can during this difficult time and in the days ahead. My heart and love are with you.

Janice Santos
   Posted Mon October 28, 2019
I am sorry to hear that she has left us all behind, but I'm happy to know that she is now watching us from a much more happy place. She blessed us all with the example that it is better live being yourself, than to die not ever having been. Thank you Aunt Gert for that.

Frank Santos
   Posted Tue October 29, 2019
Your wit in telling stories of the life of the six kids of Dr Baley Road is unmatched.
You could bring us to tears of laughter and embarrassment no one was spared.
Those moments will always bring a smile . We will keep a a spot at the table for you.
Prepare a spot for us we will be there in the near future we are old but hanging in there.
Miss you Sis.

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