Antonio Santos Obituary

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Words cannot express how grateful my sister and I are for all you did for our father, Thomas Turck's, funeral. You and your staff were always professional, courteous and attentive to all of our requests. From the time that Joanne and I sat with you to discuss and finalize the details for the funeral, through the burial, you could not have made it easier for us, and your attention to detail was excellent. Our father would have appreciated all the military detail, including the Army insignia on the hearse and the presenting of the three flags at the cemetery.
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Dear Paul and Staff - Thank you!! Thank you!! For the manner in which you handled Tony's funeral. We were very pleased. God bless you!!
Anne Greco & son Tony

Antonio "Tony" Santos

September 22, 2017
Born in New York City, New York
Resided in Kingston, New York


Antonio Santos, 63, of Kingston, died Friday, September 29, 2017 at his residence.

One of 7 children, he was born in New York City, a son of Santiago and Angelina Rodriguez Santos.

After moving from Wassaic Developmental Center, Tony lived at the ARC of Ulster from 1989 until 2017.

Tony cherished his family and shared a very special relationship with each of them. He would usually visit them twice a year for two weeks at a time.

A true gentleman and very religious, Tony was a cheerful and sensitive individual with a big heart and big smile. He liked to make people smile and was well liked as a result. Tony had a great sense of humor and was a joy to be around.

He loved bowling and many spectator sports. Tony also loved music - especially Elvis, dancing, karaoke, and playing his harmonica for everyone.
Tony took great pride in his life achievements, supported by ARC staff along the way. He held positions at various ARC enclave jobs in the community over the years, but preferred working at Pilot Industries in Kingston and Catskill. A few years ago, Tony started his own successful shoe shining business.

He is survived by his sister, Edelmira DeJesus of the Bronx, his niece, Angelina Ortez, as well as his many friends and his ARC of Ulster family.

Antonio will be reposing at the Simpson-Gaus Funeral Home, 411 Albany Ave on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

A Funeral Service will be conducted at 11:00 AM at the funeral home with Fr. Robert Bubel from St. Mary’s Church, officiating.

Interment will follow in St. Raymond’s Cemetery in the Bronx.




Simpson - Gaus Funeral Home
411 Albany Avenue
Kingston, NY US 12401
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Simpson - Gaus Funeral Home
411 Albany Avenue
Kingston, NY US 12401
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
11:00 AM
St. Raymond's Cemetery
2600 Lafayette Ave
Bronx, New York United States 10465
Tuesday, September 26, 2017




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