Elsie L. Santos, 89, formerly of Hazard Avenue passed away on Monday, December 8, 2014 at Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Maryland. She was the wife of the late Richard B. Santos. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Louise (Costa) Duarte. Mrs. Santos was a supervisory aid for the East Providence School Department before she retired. Previously she worked for the Nyman Manufacturing Company. She leaves two daughters, Julia L. Pimental, of Bowie, Maryland with whom she made her home and Kim S. Bradley of Syracuse, NY, one son, Richard B. Santos II of East Providence, five grandchildren, Jolie A. Mauricio, Molly E. Santos, Jennifer L. Reid, Richard B. Santos III and Kelsey L. Rose and two great grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Ernest Duarte and Arthur Duarte. Her funeral service will be held on Monday at 9:00 AM in the Mount Hope Community Baptist Church, 734 Hope Street, Providence, RI. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Sunday from 4-8 in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. In lieu of flowers contributions to the Mount Hope Community Baptist Church would be appreciated.