Violeta Santiago – April 10th, 2023

Violeta Santiago, 70, of Hoboken, entered into eternal rest on Monday, April 10th, 2023 at home in Roselle.

Born in Mayaguez Puerto Rico, on June 25th, 1952, to Jose Santiago (father) and Mercedes Lugo (mother).  Violeta was a very active women, she enjoyed taking long walks, and worked all her life.  Violeta worked as a school bus driver in Englewood, North Jersey, and loved being around the children. 

She was well known for being a traditional Hispanic mother.  She was the queen of her children and grandchildren and lived to see the birth of her great grandchild, Dani.  Violeta was a true family woman who enjoyed spending holidays, cooking and sharing a drink with her children and grandchildren.   The grandkids loved spending time with Grandma.  She was truly loved by everyone.

Violeta is survived by her daughters, Maribel Rivera, Ana Gauthier, and Felix Rodriguez (son).  Her grandchildren, Christopher Trenfield, Henesis Havlik, Jaime Pena, Madison Wilson, Briseis Gauthier, Lucas Gauthier, Xavier Gauthier, and great granddaughter, Daniela A. Pena.  

She will be reunited with her late husband, Felix Rodriguez and her mother, Mercedes Lugo.

Visitation in honor of Violeta’s life will take place on Friday, April 14th from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM at the Lawton-Turso Funeral Home.  A funeral mass at St. Ann’s Church in Hoboken will take place on Saturday, April 15th at 10:00 AM.  After mass, Violeta will be taken to her final resting place at Hillside Cemetery in Lyndhurst NJ.  

Lawton-Turso Funeral Home

2 thoughts on “Violeta Santiago – April 10th, 2023

  1. I’m so great full to get to know Violeta
    She was a very lively and friendly person
    But what I’m more grateful is that I got to Pray
    with Her and she accepted Jesus as Her Lord and Savior, so I’m sad because I won’t get to see her anymore but happy because I know I will get to see her again.
    Rest in Peace my beautiful sister in Christ 🕊️🕊️🙏🙏💜💜

  2. It was an honor to know such a beautiful person inside and out. Violeta was a vibrate women who light up the room as she entered.I will miss her tremendously Heaven has gained a true angle .

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