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Obituary for Jose " O Pintore" Santos
Jose Pereira Santos’ O Pintore”, 82, of Ludlow, passed away peacefully at home on May 19, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Benedita, Portugal, he was the son of the late Jose and Isabel (Almeida) Santos. Jose immigrated to the United States settling in Ludlow where he was a devoted and active member of Our Lady of Fatima Parish and former member of the Gremio Lusitano Club. Jose loved his career as a painter and was also a jack of all trades, and his talented work was utilized throughout the community. He will be affectionately remembered as an intelligent, sensitive, joyful person who always treated people equally and with respect. Jose was the beloved husband of 56 years to Maria (Mendes) Santos; a loving father to Paulo Santos and wife Cristina, and Joe Santos and wife Karen, all of Ludlow; a devoted grandfather to Nicholas, Olivia, Jonathan, and Andrew; and also leaves many cherished siblings, nieces, nephews, in-laws, extended family members, and dear friends, both here and in Portugal. Funeral services for Jose are on Wednesday, May 25th. Visiting hours are from 9:00-10:15am in Ludlow Funeral Home with Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11:00am in Our Lady of Fatima Parish followed by burial in Island Pond Cemetery.