H. Clarice Santos, 89, Westport

H. Clarice Santos, 89, Westport


H. Clarice (Tootell) Santos, 89, of Westport, passed away peacefully with her family by her side, Friday, May 23, 2014 at Kimwell Nursing & Rehabilitation.  She was wife of the late John A. Santos, Jr.

Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late James and Hannah (Longford) Tootell, she had lived in Westport for most of her life.  Mrs. Santos enjoyed knitting, crocheting, reading, cooking and baking, but most of all she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include five sons, John A. Santos III, Norman B. Santos, Arthur D. Santos, Kevin W. Santos and Karl W. Santos, all of Westport; two daughters, Katherine A. Santos-Rezendes of Cary, NC, and Holly J. Abdallah of Morrisville, NC; four grandchildren, Mostafa Abdallah, Nadia Abdallah, Eman Abdallah and Rebecca Rezendes; and several nieces and nephews.

Private arrangements were held under the direction of the Pitter Funeral Home, 81 Reed Road, Westport.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: VNA of Southeastern MA, 115 E. Main Rd., Little Compton, RI 02837 or Alzheimer’s Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472.

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