Manolin Santos Obituary

Manolin  Santos
Manolin Santos

January 10, 1927 - January 6, 2019
Born in Morovis, Puerto Rico
Resided in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico


Manolin Santos-Rivera; 91; of Barceloneta, Puerto Rico; born in Morovis, PR, formerly of Gary, Indiana; retired overhead crane operator at US Steel; passed away peacefully at Journeycare Hospice at Rush University, January 6, 2019.

Beloved husband of the late Ana Santos (nee Rivera). Loving father of Manolin (Maria) Santos, Jr, Miriam Santos, Nydia (Michael) Searle, Rene Santos, and Andres (Amelia) Santos.

Proud grandfather (“Abuelo”) of Eliza (Noel) Lopez, Manolin (Omayra) Santos III, Justine Searle, Daniel Searle, Rene Santos, Jr., Samantha Santos, Natalie (Ralph) Rivera, Andres (Olivia) Santos, Jr., Brandon Santos, and step-grandson Cleave (Jasmine) Garcia.

Loving great-grandfather (“Grand Bello”) of Kayla Lopez; Brianna, Maya, and Savana Santos; and Myles Rivera.

Preceded in death by parents Manolo Santos and Justina Santos (nee Rivera) and step-grandson Memorial mass Friday, January 11, 11am, St. Josaphat Catholic Church, 2306 N Southport, Chicago, 60614. Interment of cremated remains, 1pm, Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.

Arrangements by Cremation Society of Illinois, 773-281-5058 or

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