Charles W. Santos, 74, Tiverton

Educator played in bluegrass band

Posted 10/5/21

Charles W. Santos, 74, of Tiverton, RI, passed away on September 29, 2021. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (Atkinson) Santos. Born in Pawtucket, RI, he was the son of the late …

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Charles W. Santos, 74, Tiverton

Educator played in bluegrass band

Posted

Charles W. Santos, 74, of Tiverton, RI, passed away on September 29, 2021. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (Atkinson) Santos. Born in Pawtucket, RI, he was the son of the late Constantine and Alice (Estrella) Santos. 

Prior to his retirement, Mr. Santos was an exceptional educator in the public school system at all levels and also at the college level. He made sure that the students that needed him received his utmost attention. He was a member of the Blue Grass Invitational Band which brought him great joy along with its participants.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter Rebecca Santos-Inzana & her partner Alianna Inzana and a granddaughter Vivienne Inzana and a daughter-in-law Dawn Parrillo, mother of grandson Dante Santos.  He was predeceased by his son Daniel Santos. He leaves a sister Cynthia Morrison, nephew Justin Morrison, great nephew Connor Morrison, a stepson George Athanas and his partner Kelly Sprinkle, stepdaughter Julie Fogarty and her husband Jay Fogarty stepson William C. Athanas, along with grandchildren Rachel Fogarty, William Fogarty and Mary Martha Athanas.

A Celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 16 from 12-3pm at 1057 Main Rd. Tiverton RI.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your local public school. 

If planning to attend please email patriciaann621@hotmail.com and if unvaccinated please wear a mask. Arrangements are with the Pocasset Memorial Funeral Home, 462 Main Road, Tiverton, RI. See www.almeida-pocasset.com for online guest book.

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