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Mullins & Thompson Funeral Service

1621 Jefferson Davis Highway, Fredericksburg, VA

OBITUARY

Liduino "Pops" Jose Santos

23 May, 19324 July, 2020

Liduino “Pops” Jose Santos, 88 of Ruther Glen passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020 at his residence after his 8 year-long battle with Alzheimer’s. Liduino was born in Sao Miguel, Azores and immigrated to the United States in 1977. He was a craftsman and known for his high quality furniture and carpentry skills. He enjoyed reading the bible and listening to religious radio programs. He is survived by his children Marta Wiser, Rebecca Santos, Dimas Santos, Joe Santos, Pedro Santos, Marcos Santos, Filipe Santos, Cidalia Ntakounakis and Carmen Klotz and; sister, Maria Michell; and 18 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Zulmira Santos. The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at Mullins and Thompson Funeral Service, Fredericksburg Chapel from 6-8:00 pm. A funeral service will be held on Friday, July 10, 2020 at 11:00 am at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Stafford Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences may be sent at www.mullinsthompsonfredericksburg.com

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, 9 July , 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, 10 July , 2020

Memories

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Marta Wiser

4 August 2020

It's been a month since you have been gone. I miss you so much. My heart hurts every day. I love you Poppa! We will meet again!

Pat & Chuck Barbour

9 July 2020

Carmen & Pedro, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. While we never met "Pops" we remember your family stories from back in the Azores.

Matilde & Rick Carey

9 July 2020

Dear Liduino, Friend & Brother-In-Law
You were a man that could not be measured by stature, you were a man’s man to be measured by your heart, soul and spirit. The Holy Spirit lived and shined through your life and everything you did and said. To know you was a privilege, to be your friend and brother-in-law was a blessing. One glorious day we shall see you in Heaven where you rest with your Loving soulmate Zulmira and daughter Sara.
Psalms 62:1
Matilde & Rick Carey

Erin Spina

8 July 2020

Pops,
I miss you so much. This doesn't feel real. You were always a grandpa to me. I have so many memories of you. Like being sneaky and trying to trip people when they walked past you. We always saw it coming and you would just laugh and laugh. Occasionally someone wouldn't be paying attention and you would send them flying (Rebecca)! Or the times you would say, "Erin, Zip!" and turn me bright red. We would sit at the table to eat and you would read your bible. You were so special to me. I will hold you in my heart forever. I love you pops.

-Erin

Dan and Sally Walker

8 July 2020

Filipe and family we are so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. We never met him but enjoyed you telling stories about your wonderful father. Praying for your family. Cherish the memories. Dan and Sally

Rebecca Santos

7 July 2020

My sweet poppa. I miss you so much. Coming home and not seeing you is heartbreaking but I know that you are in a better place and not suffering. You were the best dad I could have ever hoped for. You taught me to be strong. Not a day will go by that I don’t think about you.
Até nos encontrarmos novamente. Eu amo você pai.

Dawn Santos

7 July 2020

Pops was a wonderful man. In his quietness and in his laughter, cutting peppers, baking breads, and his garden skill, but mostly, His creative and master in woodworking skills, And his love for our Lord Truly a gift from God!
He has passed down through in his sons, daughters and grandchildren. As Marcos and myself continue to share with our children, the memories we shared together will always be in our hearts.
We will miss you but never forget our time with you, we always love you Pops. Until we meet again.
Marcos, Dawn, Daniel and Victoria Santos

Catherine Wiser

7 July 2020

In memory of a lovely man, who was my eldest sons father-in-law. He always had joy in his heart and it showed in his smile. His children loved him deeply and did their best to make sure his golden years were comfortable and filled with their love and compassion! My prayers are for the family in their time of grief and loss, and may they always remember him as I do with that sweet smile on his face!

Marta Santos-Wiser

7 July 2020

Oh Poppa I miss you so much. I took care of you for 19 years. You were my world. We were attached by the hip. I miss coming home and hearing you say: Hi Marta! My heart is in a million pieces. I don't think I will ever heal from this. You were the best Father I could of asked for. You fought Alzheimer's hard and you hung in there for 8 years. You loved the Lord with all your heart and I know you are up there smiling down at me. Unidade que encontramos no céu. Eu te amo. I love you Poppa!

Yvonne Stewart

7 July 2020

Santos Family,
I am sorry for the loss you have suffered in the passing of your father. My thoughts and prayers go out to you in this very difficult and sorrowful time.
Sincerely,
Yvonne Stewart and Family

FROM THE FAMILY