America Isabel Santiago

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Funeral services will be held Thursday, Feb 21, for America Isabel Santiago, 66, who died peacefully Feb. 2, 2013, at her residence.

She was born Feb. 9, 1946, in Santo Domingo, D.R., to Bienvenido and Santiaga Marte.

The first viewing is from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at John Thomas Memorial Chapel at 3019 Contant.

The funeral service is at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Ss. Peter and Paul Cathedral.

Burial will be in Eastern Cemetery in Smith Bay.

She is survived by three sons, Marco, Ruben Marte and Elia Santiago; one daughter, Ruth Agelica Elmes; two brothers, Bienvenido and Jose Luis Marte; four sisters, Socorro, Lourdes, Guillermina Marte and Arcadia Mejia; six grandchildren, Tanasia, Jahkela Santiago, Jessica, Jonathan, Jose Marte and Ruben Luna; and many other relatives and special friends, Leroy Elmes, better known as "C.J.," Mr. and Mrs. Cycil Smith, Ashley Brown, Richard Harrigan, Ronnie Hunt, Daniel Liburd and Gloria Frederick.

Arrangements are by John Thomas Memorial Chapel.

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