Betty A. Santos, 84, passed away Saturday May 21, 2016 at the Steere House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Providence. She was the wife of Joseph Santos. Born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, she was a daughter of the late Manuel H. and Jennie (DeAndrade) Morse. Mrs. Santos worked for Rhode Island Hospital as a Data Entry Operator. Betty was well known in the community for her passion for people and the Christmas Season, hosting a 20 plus year tradition of Christmas celebration for the women of her community . Betty could also be found at the voting polls in East Providence and volunteering her time to assist during voting season . Her love of life and others radiated to all who knew her . We honor her this Memorial Day and invite all who knew and loved her to honor her with us at her services. Wife , Mother , Nanny , Aunt and friend … Betty will be so dearly missed by so many. Rest peacefully Betty … as you watch over those dearest to you …. we will miss you every day of our lives. Besides her husband she leaves one daughter, Stacy Santos, two grandchildren, Mena and Malik Santos. She was the sister of the late John Alves and Manuel H. Morse, Jr. Her funeral will be held on Tuesday at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in Saint Martha’s Church, Pawtucket Avenue. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Monday 4-8.