Rosa Maria Santiago Suarez, 79, of Greenville passed away Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, at Hunt Regional Medical Center. Her funeral service is scheduled for 4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 28, in the Coker-Mathews Funeral Home chapel with Pastor Jose Amaya officiating. Visitation will be 3 p.m. until service time on Saturday.
Rosa was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 13, 1937, to Janacito Santiago and Leonor Suarez. She married Jose Antonio Gonzalez in New York, N.Y. She was of the Catholic faith and attended Iglesia Bautista Hispana Ridgecrest.
She is survived by her son, Jose Gonzalez of Chicago, Ill.; daughters Mary Gonzalez of Greenville, Mariam O'Bryan of Chicago, Ill., and Elsa Gonzalez of Chicago, Ill.; one brother; three sisters; 12 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, son Geraldo Gonzalez and brother Eddie Santiago.
Published on January 27, 2017