Mary E. “Beth” (Clare) Santos

Date of Passing:

August 18, 2020

Santos, Mary E., “Beth,” (Clare), 61, of Cypress Street, Riverside, died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday August 18, 2020. She was the beloved wife of Steven J. Santos.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late David E. and Kathleen (McNamara) Clare, she was a lifelong resident of Riverside.

Beth was a graduate of East Providence High School Class of 1976. A devoted Boston Red Sox fan she also enjoyed bowling and spending time with her loving family.

Besides her husband of 42 years, she is survived by a son, Steven J. Santos Sr. and his wife Heather of East Providence; a daughter, Kelly Carmone and her fiancé Dennis Silveira of Barrington; four brothers, Michael Clare, David Clare, Terrance Clare and James Clare; four sisters, Patricia Barth, Anne Annese, Kathleen Clare and Suzane Laverdiere; four grandchildren, Steven J. Santos Jr., Matthew Carmone, Madison Whittaker and Joseph Carmone and several nieces and nephews.

Her funeral service will be held on Friday August 21, 2020 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 10:30 a.m. Calling hours are Thursday 4-8 p.m. Due to state restrictions only 15 visitors at a time will be allowed in the funeral home during calling hours.

Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Beth’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Blvd, Suite 3004, Warwick, RI, 02886 would be deeply appreciated.

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  1. I love you Mom

  2. Our sympathies to you all.

  3. So sorry to hear of Beth’s passing. We are thinking of you and your family and hoping you can find peace knowing that she is no longer suffering. She will be surely missed by her family and friends.

  4. So sorry for your loss.

  5. So sorry to hear of Beth’s passing, Condolences to you all, May Beth Rest in Peace.

  6. My sincere condolences to the Clare and Santos families. I know that there is nothing I can or write to rid you all of the grief I know you are experiencing. However, I hope you can find some comfort in knowing Beth is at peace and no longer in pain and suffering. While she will not be here in her physical form anymore, she will always be with you in spirit and through the wonderful treasured memories I am sure she has left you all with. My cousin Lori Ann Gibb has lost a very special cousin.

  7. so very sorry for your loss and To all her family my condolences go out to you all!

  8. So sorry for your loss. ?

  9. My condolences to the Santos and Clare families….May she RIP

  10. My deepest and most heartfelt condolences to Beth’s family. May Beth Rest in Peace and Soar among the Angels.

  11. so very sorry for your loss.. our deepest condolences to the Clare/ Santos family..

  12. So so sorry for your loss. Beth was always such a giving person. I always remember with love our times growing up. I am so so grateful that I was able to reconnect this past year with monthly dinners of sisters (and a cousin).
    May your wonderful memories with her help to comfort all of you.

  13. Very sorry to hear about Beth. To all her family my condolences go out to you all.❤❤

  14. I am so so sorry for your loss.My thoughts and prayers go out to your family your time of need.xoxo

  15. So sorry about Beth. You are all in our thoughts and prayers

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