Santos (Santa) S. Diaz, of Bridgeport, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at the great age of 100. Born in Guayama, Puerto Rico, Santa and her family came to Connecticut in the early 1940’s. Santa was a seamstress at Singer Manufacturing Company for most of her life. She was a devoted parishioner of Blessed Sacrament Church. Santa was very family oriented and always surrounded by her family and loved ones.
Santa was the daughter of the late Valereano Diaz and Eladia Santiago. She was survived by her children Martha (Raul) Santiago, Milagros (Frank) Cuevas, and Judy Santa-Cruz and predeceased by Alicia (Francisco) Lopez, Rafael Diaz, and Rosie Diaz. Santa had the joy of sharing many memories with all of her 11 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, and 10 great great grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday January 24, 2023, from 4pm to 7pm in the Commerce Hill Funeral Home, 4798 Main Street, Bridgeport. A Mass of Catholic burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, January 25th at 12:00pm in Blessed Sacrament Church, 275 Union Avenue, Bridgeport, with a private burial to take place on Friday, January 27th. For online condolences, memorial tributes and to order flowers visit us at commercehillfh.com