Jose Santo, 66, of New Bedford passed away Tuesday, April 27 at home. He was the son of the late Jose Espirito Santo and the late Maria Conceicao (Sousa) Rego. He was born in Ribeira Grande, St. Michael, Azores and had lived in New Bedford for many years. He was a communicant of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church. Jose was formerly employed as a machine operator at Aerovox. Survivors include his sister Irene Santo of New Bedford, his brothers Fernando Santo and his wife Maria of New Bedford, Carlos Santo and his wife Helena of Fairhaven and Antonio Santo and his wife Ana of Acushnet. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Jose was the brother of the late Deodato "Dede" Santo. His funeral mass will be celebrated at 9am, Tuesday, May 4 at Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church. Visiting hours will be Monday, May 3 from 5-8pm at the Boulevard Funeral Home 223 Ashley Blvd. All attendees are required to wear face coverings and practice social distancing. Guests are asked to pay their respects and depart to allow the next guests to enter. Burial will be follow in Pine Grove Cemetery. Thank you for your cooperation.