82 Fairview Ave.
Naugatuck, CT 06770
Phone: 203-729-4334
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Dianne Santos

Dianne L. Santos

Saturday, August 9th, 1941 - Thursday, June 24th, 2021
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Naugatuck, CT Dianne Louise (Bird) Santos, age 79, passed away on Thursday, June 24, 2021 after a long illness.

She was the wife of Nelson R. Santos for 64 years. Dianne was born on August 9, 1941 in Waterbury, Connecticut, daughter of the late Carlton and Bessie (Myngheer) Bird.

Dianne graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Connecticut. She was employed for many years in the nursing education Department of St. Mary’s Hospital. She was an avid reader and loved to travel. Among her favorite trips was Hawaii with her husband.

Dianne is survived by her daughter, Tina L. Santos and her husband, Kevin Sullivan of Peabody, MA, her son, Rod Santos of Middlebury, CT, her son, Jay Santos and his wife Anne of Mansfield, MA, and her daughter Cathy Lanoie and her husband Jason of Waterbury, CT. She leaves behind seven grandchildren; Ross, Joshua, Nick, Rebecca, Isabelle, Ailinn, and Emily as well as her sister, Carlene Cobb and her husband, Ernest of California, her brother, Carlton Bird and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Dianne was predeceased by her brother, Floyd Bird.

All services will be private. There are no calling hours and arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Avenue, Naugatuck.

In lieu of flowers and to honor Dianne’s memory, donations are requested to the Kidney Foundation, 3000 Whitney Ave., #121, Hamden, CT 06518 or to St. Mary’s Child Development Department, 56 Franklin Street, Waterbury, CT 06706.
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    St. James Cemetery
    Cross Street
    Naugatuck, Connecticut 06770
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Carlene, Ernie, Shelley & Glenn

Posted at 11:49pm
With loving memories of Dianne,
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Bob & Eileen Wilkinson

Posted at 09:23am
to our friend and neighbor we are so sorry for your loss our prayers are with you.

Charles Svitlik

Posted at 08:11pm
Very sorry for your loss. A wonderful person. Wonderful family. Again, very sorry. Charlie

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