April 24, 1929 - November 30, 2021
Milagros "Millie" Dos Santos, 92 of Manalapan, New Jersey passed away on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at her home, surrounded by the love of her family. Born Wednesday, April 24, 1929 in Juncos, Puerto Rico, Milagros was the youngest of eleven children born to Jose and Tomasa Delfaus. At the age of 19 Milagros moved to the Bronx. She earned a certificate to work as a Keypunch Operator, working for the InterChemical Company in New York City. She met the love of her life, Francisco Dos Santos and the couple married. They moved to Manhattan for some time before moving to the Bronx and that is where they started a family of their own. Eventually the family moved to the New Dorp section of Staten Island. In 1987 they settled in Manalapan. Milagros was a longtime member of the Manalapan Senior Center. She was well skilled at crocheting, and for more than 20 years dedicated her time to making baby blankets for single mothers, and small baby hats for premature babies. Milagros loved the holidays, especially Halloween. She enjoyed planning out her costume every year and handing out candy to the neighborhood children who would trick or treat at her home. More than all else Milagros loved her family and being surrounded by them. Milagros is survived by her beloved husband of 62 years, Francisco, by her loving daughters, Nydia Pereira and her husband Joe, and Jacqueline Antonelli and her husband John, and by her cherished grandchildren, Veronica, Jessica, and Julia. In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation in Milagros name to any Alzheimer's Association chapter or to the VNA Health & Hospice Group in Holmdel, NJ The family will receive friends from 2:00pm to 6:00pm on Sunday, December 5, 2021, at Michael Hegarty & John Vincent Scalia Home For Funerals and Cremation Service, 3377 US Highway 9, Old Bridge, New Jersey. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday at St. Thomas More Church located at 186 Gordons Corner Rd Manalapan Township, New Jersey 07726. Entombment will be in Marlboro Memorial Cemetery, Morganville, NJ.
Milagros "Millie" Dos Santos, 92 of Manalapan, New Jersey passed away on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at her home, surrounded by the love of her family. Born Wednesday, April 24, 1929 in Juncos, Puerto Rico, Milagros was the youngest of eleven... View Obituary & Service Information
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