Franklin J. Santos








January 17, 2014

Franklin J. Santos 74, of North Port, Florida died Friday January 17, 2014 at his home. Born in Providence he was a son of the late Joaquim and Maria Jose (Goncalves) Santos. Mr. Santos was a regional manager for Xerox Corporation for over 20 years before retiring. He graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Management and Fairleigh Dickerson University with his MBA. He was inducted into the Fox Point Boys and Girls Club Alumni Association Hall of Fame in 1993.He leaves two children, a daughter, Michele Hodge ( Will) of New Jersey, and a son Franklin J. Santos Jr. (Tonya) of New Jersey, five grandchildren, Robyn Ashlei, Giselle Lauren, Franklin, Aundrea and Kyle; five great grandchildren, Mya, Leah, Jasmyne, Jaxon, and Destiny.  Franklin also had ten siblings. He is survived by four sisters, Rose Warner, Eva Santos, Regina Livramento and Mary Santos Lima, and was preceded in death by Antonio Montiero, Anna Soares, Margaret Reis, Jose Santos, Lillian Santos, and John Santos. He also leaves a host of nieces and nephews.His funeral and visitation will be held on Saturday at 11:00 AM with a service to follow at 12:00 in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be private.