Josephine (McNeil) Santiago

  • Born: January 31, 1946
  • Died: December 9, 2016
  • Location: Chelsea, Massachusetts

Smith Funeral Home

125 Washington Avenue
Chelsea, MA 02150

Tel. (617) 889-1177

Tribute & Message From The Family


SANTIAGO- Of Chelsea, December 9th, Josephine E. (McNeil). Devoted wife of Aleandro Santiago. Beloved mother of Aleandro Santiago, Jr. and his wife Ruth and Rosa Santiago and her husband Hector Melendez all of Lynn, Anna Nieves and her husband Ramon and Anibal Santiago and his wife Michelle all of Chelsea and Maria Santiago of Malden. Dear sister of Harriet Santiago of Revere, Patricia Gatta of Rhode Island an dthe late Edward McNeil, Raymond McNeil, Donald McNeil, Daniel McNeil, Dorothy Gallagher, Mary Morton and Joan Heald. Cherished grandmother of James Santiago, Melissa Santiago, Aleandro Santiago, Timothy Vega, Vanessa Vega, Kassandra Vega, Ramon Nieves, Jr. Bianca Nieves, Taisha Santiago, Biba Santiago, Xavier Santiago, Sable Santiago, Demetrus Wilkerson and the late Tanya Vega and Melissa Vega. Also lovingly survived by her great grandchildren, Tyler Hussey, Blake Hussey, Caridid Hescock, Maynard Hescock, Sage Hescock, Jordan Vega, Jaydalee Vega, Timothy Vega, Jr., Kaylani Otero, Jeremiah Cepeda, Bayleigh Bachelor and Brody Bachelor as well as many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral from the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, Chelsea on Friday, December 16th at 9 AM followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated in St. Rose Church, 600 Broadway, Chelsea at 10 o'clock. Visiting Hours in the Smith Funeral Home on Thursday from 4-8 PM. Services will conclude with interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.