December 1, 2023

Peter Santos


Peter Santos, age 82, passed away peacefully Monday, October 16, 2023 comforted by family. He was the loving husband of Jean (Leffort) Santos with whom he shared 60 years of marriage.

Born in Rehoboth, the son of the late Manuel, Sr. and Evangeline (Albernaz) Santos he was a lifelong Rehoboth resident.

A proud patriot, he was a veteran of the United States Army and the Rhode Island National Guard. Mr. Santos worked in construction as a truck driver for V.F Capaldi Construction Corp. for over 30 years before retiring in 2001. A hard worker, he was always repairing and building something and especially enjoyed working on his antique tractors. He was never too busy to help another and delighted in time spent with his grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Karen Hathaway and her husband Don of Rehoboth; two grandchildren, Colton and Kylee Hathaway and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Manuel Santos, Jr.

His Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 10:00AM in the Waring-Sullivan Home at Birchcrest, 189 Gardners Neck Road, Swansea. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours are Tuesday from 4:00 to 7:00PM. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery will be private. For directions and tributes please visit

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