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Maximina Santos Rivera

Obituary for Maximina Santos Rivera

June 14, 2018
New Haven, Connecticut

Loving Wife, Mother and Grandmother


Maximina Santos Rivera, 81 of New Haven died peacefully on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Connecticut Hospice, Branford with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of sixty two years to Higinio Santos. Maximina was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico on July 26, 1936, a daughter of the late Pedro Restos Delgado and the late Luisa Rodriguez Rodriguez and had resided in New Haven since 1969. She worked for the former Sero Shirt Co. of New Haven for more than thirty years retiring in 2003. Maximina was a longtime member of Iglesia Cristiana Puerta de Salvación (Door of Salvation Christian Church) of New Haven. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her son Cristobal Santos and his wife Joseline Ayala Suarez of New Haven, and three grandchildren, Linda Marie Santos, Joshua Wes Santos and Christopher Michael Santos. Maximina's family will receive relatives and friends at Iglesia Cristiana Puerta de Salvación, 3 Arch St., New Haven on Monday beginning at five 5:00 p.m. A funeral service will take place at the church Monday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the church followed by burial in Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven. The Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven has been entrusted with arrangements.

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